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New cuddly toy pigeon available

We have a new plush cuddly toy pigeon available from our online shop. Standing 10 inches tall, it is surface washable and suitable for ages 3 and up. The cost is £10 plus £2.50 P&P.  Order yours now in time for Christmas!    

BHW Show of the Year 2020

Arrangements are now well under way for the BHW Show of the Year 2020, taking place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend of 18th-19th January.   The annual event is the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the United Kingdom, regularly attracting around 25,000 visitors. Whether you are a new member, curious about […]

GB20 Ring Orders

If you pre-ordered your GB20 rings, they have been dispatched today by Royal Mail lorry. It’s not too late to order, of course. Just click on the appropriate image below to download an order form, then complete and send it to us along with a cheque/postal order made payable to the RPRA. Alternatively, call us on […]

British Olympiad Show 2019

The British Olympiad Show 2019 took place at The Exhibition Centre Liverpool on Saturday. A full report and results will follow shortly.  In the meantime, below is a gallery of images from the day.            

New RPRA Results Software

The RPRA is rolling out a new results software for 2020, which will be free to all member organisations. To obtain your free copy please contact RPRA CEO Ian Evans to be added to the installation process on a first-come first-served basis. Each organisation requires a link to download the program, and will be issued with a […]

One Loft 2020 now full

Response to the opening of the RPRA One Loft Race 2020 entries has been immense, and we’re afraid that the loft is now full – we cannot take any more applications.          

RPRA Membership and Insurance 2020

We reported back in March on the launch of a new club insurance scheme (click the link to read about it), with the cost of the initial year’s policy being covered by the RPRA from existing reserves. From 2020 we will have to pass that cost on to members: membership fees will remain at £10, but […]

Poole Liberation Sites Cancelled

Due to safety concerns and issues raised at Bournemouth Airport in the summer, the liberation sites at Poole (Harbourside and Hamworthy) are now cancelled. See the UK liberation sites map for alternative sites. Photo © Daniel Jones Photography 2018

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 […]