The decision by Jeremy Davies to resign his position as RPRA one loft manager in September instigated the search for a replacement location for the 60m loft. An advert for a loft manager was placed in the BHW with quite a few applications, some being quite tentative and a few very positive. Most did not […]
The Royal Pigeon Racing Association is looking for fanciers to enter various classes at the FCI Olympiad in Maastricht, Netherlands, in January 2024. If you are interested in entering your pigeons to represent the United Kingdom, then please see below.
All pre-ordered GB24 rings were sent out by Royal Mail on Friday afternoon, and orders will now be sent out on the day that they are taken. Click on the appropriate image below to download the form, and complete and send it to RPRA HQ with a cheque or postal order for the relevant payment, […]
RPRA President Les Blacklock and his wife Meryl attended the annual remembrance gathering at the National Animals in War Memorial, Brook Gate, Park Lane, London, when 27 animal charities and organisations were present. Following a one minute’s silence, Cath Bourg from the Pet Plan Charitable Trust announced that this year marked the 80th anniversary of […]
RPRA members and affiliated organisations are able to order rings through our online ordering system. Click on the image on the right to begin. As with the automated transfer system, individual members will need to enter their own RPRA loft number and the e-mail address that we have recorded for them in our membership database. […]
The RPRA One Loft Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles 898 yards). The 377 birds were liberated at 7:40am into sunshine, with a light SSW headwind moderate on route. They cleared excellently online. Birds not marked were: GB23 V45201, C47383, A64813, N21669, C47382, N55300, Z03093, A90681, D18104; WHU2023 E12088, WHU2023 20076. The […]
The British Homing World is a weekly publication for all pigeon fanciers in the British Isles, and to that aim we welcome race reports from every organisation throughout Britain. To simplify the Race Results pages, we have updated the automated submission process on the RPRA website, and we now require any Club or Federation who […]
Helping each other to keep down costs and encourage positive public relations Now that the young bird season has begun, I would like to remind our members that there are rules governing the repatriation of our birds, and the most important is the wing stamp or telephone number on a ring. By abiding by these rules, a […]
The pigeon loft at King’s Hawford School, Worcester, featured on the BBC‘s Great Railway Journeys last night. Click on the image above to watch the episode on iPlayer.
Following the update on new Rule 238 below, clock setters please be aware that the scheduled annual maintenance shutdown of the MSF service to allow safe working on the masts and antennas is taking place from today until Friday 7th July. The service will be off air from 8am until 6pm each day, including weekends. […]