RPRA STATEMENT: - "The following content has been agreed by members of the Confederation including RPRA, NEHU, SHU, WHU but excluding the IHU. As of 23rd March the UK government brought in further restrictions to limit the spread and impact of the coronavirus. As a direct result pigeon racing will be suspended until at least 23rd May 2020 The RPRA and other Unions will continue to monitor the situation.Updates will be published when available. Furthermore, the following applies to all members: Training of pigeons is classed as non-essential travel and is therefore strictly prohibited. Ian Evans CEO."
April 06, 2021
6th April, 2021 - In respect of the meeting due to be held on the 9th of April between the RPRA and DEFRA regarding the commencement of pigeon racing in the UK, the NFC Chairman Mr Paul Naum has decided to defer any Committee decisions regarding the 2021 race program until the situation is clarified. Plans are in place to offer suitable alternatives to our members, although it is felt that it may be counterproductive to make these provisions based on hypothetical judgement at this moment in…