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New RPRA Results Software

The RPRA has been rolling out a new results software for 2020, which is free to all member organisations. To obtain your free copy please e-mail the 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 […]

Keelie and Aaryan on CBBC’s My Life

Two young RPRA members – 15 year old Keelie Wright from Magheralin, winner of the Guy Barrett Trophy for 2019, and Aaryan Witkowski of Rochdale, 12 – featured in CBBC’s ‘My Life’ programme on Tuesday 25th February. The programme follows them through a 12-month period as they navigate the highs and lows of the 2019 […]

RPRA Membership and Insurance 2020

In March 2019 we reported 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 are having to pass that cost on to members: membership fees remain at £10, but there […]

Flying Back 2 Pigeons

The RPRA is committed to supporting clubs in growing their own club membership numbers and potential talent in their area. We have launched a new initiative called Flying Back 2 Pigeons, which is aimed at bringing ex-fanciers back into the sport, and we have devised a strategic and support package that allows clubs to manage […]

BHW Show of the Year 2020

That’s it now for another year: BHW Show of the Year 2020 took place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend. Thank you to everyone that made it the success that it was, and to the many thousands that came along. The results were as follows (subject to ring verification etc) – our congratulations […]

GB20 Ring Orders

All pre-ordered GB20 rings were dispatched by Royal Mail lorry on Monday 2nd December. Since then we have been dispatching them on the day of the order. It’s not too late to place your order, of course. Just click on the appropriate image below to download an order form, then complete and send it to us […]

Avian Influenza case in Suffolk

The official notice from Defra regarding the latest outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) is as follows: “Please note that on 10 December 2019 the CVO confirmed a case of low pathogenic avian influenza H5 in a commercial chicken flock in Mid Suffolk. We have put in place a 1km Restriction Zone around the infected […]

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!    

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.            

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