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Lords v Commons Race 2019

The second annual revived Lords v Commons Pigeon Race took place from Bletchley Park yesterday. The race was resurrected in 2018 after a 90 year hiatus, and each bird entered is designated to an MP or peer, raising funds for the Royal British Legion. 834 pigeons were released at 9.30am to begin their 120 mile journey […]

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 […]

Pigeon Liberation marks D-Day 75th Anniversary

RPRA Development Officer, Richard Chambers, travelled to Normandy with NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), who are based in Gloucester, very close to our HQ at The Reddings. He met up with Signaller Harry Swann, to show him how to handle pigeons ahead of the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings at […]