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Longshaw Juniors receive grant for new loft

Longshaw Junior School in Blackburn is to build a new pigeon loft, thanks to a grant of £1600 from the RPRA. RPRA North West Region President, Phil Murray, is seen right presenting a cheque to the school on behalf of the Future of the Sport Committee. The Park Lee Road school has even written pigeon […]

Longshaw Junior School Pigeon Racing Team

Longshaw Junior School in Blackburn has become one of the first schools in Lancashire to have its own team of racing pigeons. Deputy Head, Jonathan Berry, told us: “The project has been set up in conjunction with Oswaldtwistle Homing Society following a visit to our school from society member Peter Hargreaves last October. The project has proven […]

Oswaldtwistle HS visits local school

Oswaldtwistle HS club member Peter Hargreaves recently visited Longshaw Junior School in Blackburn to give a talk on racing pigeons to 90 ten and eleven year old children. He introduced them to six of his birds, who were liberated at the end of the session with a coded message which was deciphered at home and […]