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The Secret Life of Pigeons on Radio 4

Nikki Ruck’s radio documentary about racing pigeons was aired on Radio 4’s Open Country yesterday afternoon. It included interviews with racing pigeon club members in Bath, Paul Hammond, Jill and Clive Rogers, and many more convoyers and fanciers. Click on the image to go to the programme on the BBC website, where you can download […]

General Manager on Farming Today

Hear the RPRA General Manager, Stewart Wardrop, representing the Raptor Alliance on a BBC Radio 4 Farming Today item debating with the RSPB the necessity for a change in the law to allow fanciers to make license applications to Natural England. Click on the image left to hear the item.    

BBC Radio 4 talks to the RPRA

The RPRA’s General Manager, Stewart Wardrop, and One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, were interviewed by BBC Radio 4’s Environment Analyst Roger Harrabin over PETA’s claims of excessive cruelty in pigeon racing. Read the resulting article on the BBC website here.              

BBC Radio 4 at the One Loft

The BBC’s Environment Analyst, Roger Harrabin, spent the day on Friday at the RPRA’s One Loft near Tewkesbury, recording an item for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme which will be aired in the near future.          

The Gambler on BBC Radio 4

We reported back in July on comedian-author-explorer Tim FitzHigham’s visit to the RPRA One Loft in an attempt to recreate a bizarre 18th Century bet. The resulting light-hearted programme was aired on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday evening, 17th February – you can listen to it here. Tim told the RPRA: “I do hope you enjoy it. […]