After a non-starter on Sunday, the One Loft Final Race 2018 took place on Monday from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards. 810 birds were liberated at 7.00am into high broken cloud and a WSW wind to SW en route. The first bird arrived back at 2.42pm, and the top 10 is […]
RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, has been working hard on enhancements to the lofts at Birtsmorton over the winter. See his video report of developments below.
The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The birds were liberated at 07.45am into a fresh west wind. Provisional result is as follows: The final results and a full report will appear on the One Loft website.
The RPRA One Loft 2016 Final Race took place on Tuesday 13th September from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 854 yards. Duncan Cook, convoyer, assisted by Gabor Fari, liberated the birds at 07:30am. Loft Manager Jeremy Davies was at the lofts awaiting the birds’ arrival, along with RPRA staff and about 70 visitors. The […]
Holy Cross Primary School’s racing pigeon, ‘Holy Spirit’, performed well in the RPRA’s One Loft Race 2014, winning prize money in the schools sections. Bred by Ward & Cullen of Wallasey HS, Mr & Mrs Cullen presented a cheque and certificates to the school in Birkenhead earlier this week. Head Teacher Jane Bradley said that […]
The Young Birds Final Race took place from Hexham on Sunday 26th August, a distance of 203 miles. The birds were marked late on Saturday afternoon, and transported up to the liberation point by Martin Fitzpatrick. A full report is here, and a gallery of images taken on the day is below.
Cropthorne with Charlton CofE First School, near Pershore in Worcestershire, have a bird entered in the 2012 One Loft Race, which has been donated free of charge by John Fretwell of Twyford, near Evesham. John recently visited the school, taking along a number of pigeons and speaking to the pupils about the sport. Alison Paul sent us these […]