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RPRA One Loft Final Race 2019

The RPRA One Loft 2019 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The 607 birds were liberated at 8:00am, no wind.  The first birds arrived back just before 1:00pm, and the top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result. Full results and a report […]

Applications for RPRA Awards 2019

Applications are now being invited for the various RPRA Regional – and National – Awards 2019. Claim forms are available from your Region Secretary. Please see the attached notices for details of the various awards available for each RPRA Region. Regional winners are then nominated for the national RPRA Awards, the trophies for which are […]

New Weather Report Facility

Over recent weeks we have been working with the Met Office to develop a weather reporting system that will assist organisations in race management of continental racing. We will now be publishing a weather briefing from the Met Office which will include general weather conditions such as rain and visibility, but also information on cloud […]

One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 4

RPRA One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 4 took place today from Ripon, a distance of 149 miles 1319 yards. Jeremy liberated the 646 pigeons at 07:15am into a light headwind, and they cleared excellently.  The first birds arrived back just after 11:00am, and over 300 were back by noon. The provisional top 10 […]

GB20 Ring Orders

We are now taking pre-orders of GB20 rings – BY POST ONLY for the time being – with a discount of 2½% on orders received at The Reddings on or before Monday 30th September. Please note that ring orders received after this date will not be discounted. To pre-order your GB20 rings, click on the appropriate image below […]

One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 3

One Loft Hot Spot 3 took place today from Bubwith, North Yorkshire, a distance of 137 miles, 248 yards. Jeremy liberated the 695 birds at 07:45 into a fresh WSW wind, and they cleared online. He expected the leaders back at just over the 3 hour mark, and the first arrived at just after 11:00. […]

BHW 2020 Calendar Photo Competition

Entries are invited for the British Homing World photographic competition – the 13 best photos will feature in our Pets, Pigeons and Little People Calendar 2020. The ‘Pets on Parade’ feature in the BHW has proved extremely popular, and although dogs appear to be the fanciers’ preferred pet, we feel sure we have only scratched the […]

One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 2

One Loft Hot Spot 2 took place today from Chesterfield, a distance of 88 miles, 355 yards. Jeremy liberated the 722 birds at 08:50 into a fresh WSW wind. The first birds arrived back at 10:48, and 300 were home within the next eight minutes. The top 10 result is below and you can see […]

One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 1

Our One Loft Race 2019 Hot Spot 1 took place today from Ashbourne, a distance of 70 miles, 613 yards. Jeremy liberated the 756 birds at 9:45am, and they cleared excellently into a fresh WSW wind. The first birds arrived at 11.20am and over 500 were back within 20 minutes. The top 10 result is […]

Automated Transfer System now live

The RPRA’s new FREE online automated transfer system is now live  Click on the button on the right to begin. In order to transfer rings to another loft, you will need your own RPRA loft number and the e-mail address that we have recorded for you in our membership database (see below on how to […]