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HMYOI Wetherby

Can pigeons help to turn young lives around? Paul Hemmings, an officer at HM Young Offenders Institution Wetherby in Yorkshire, works with 15-18 year olds, sharing his hobby of racing pigeons with them. He gets much pleasure and reward through giving these young people a sense of personal pride and self-respect. When Paul first relocated […]

Kingsmead Technology College, Staffordshire

The school that built its own loft Richard Chambers is a teacher and the loft manager at the Kingsmead Technology College School Pigeon Loft. Here he gives an update on developments at the school: “We have set up a racing pigeon loft at the school to try and encourage more young people into the sport, and […]