East Midlands & Yorkshire round up.
Spring is now creeping in and before we know it those wonderful colourful bulbs will be out flowering and the long light days approaching. Just a few updates of some news in our area, the Stocksbridge South Road Federation, instead of operating their annual successful breeder buyer sales and race due to the not knowing of the Covid restrictions will be operating a gold ring scheme event for its members at the cost of £5 per ring or buy five and get one free. There will be 21 prize positions and prizes to fly for and this will be flown from Lyndhurst on the coastline on the 28th of August. To book your rings please call Richard on 07952997224
The Stocksbridge feds Race programme is as follows old birds 17/4/21 Rugby 24/7/21 Upper Heyford 1/5/21 Reading 8/5/21 Reading 15/5/21 Lyndhurst 22/5/21 Upper Heyford 29/5/21 Falaise 5/6/21 upper Heyford 12/6/21 Sable Sur Sarthe 19/6/21 Upper Heyford 26/6/21 Poitiers and Upper Heyford 3/7/21 Reading 10/7/21 Falaise young birds 17/7/21 Newbold Verdon 24/7/21 Rugby 31/7/21 Rugby 7/8/21 Upper Heyford 14/8/21 Upper Heyford 21/8/21 Reading 28/8/21 Lyndhurst (gold ring) 4/9/21 Reading 11/9/21 Falaise, also the federations two bird nomination channel races only will also be operating again with great success.
The New North Road Amalgamation sold 400 Futurity rings at £2,000 which has gone straight into the prize fund bank account plus whatever the 400 class quality young birds fetch at auction will also so into the prize pot apart from the transport expenditure to get the birds to the Saint Boswells liberation site the organisation will keep no profit percentage back and will return everything hopefully generating a nice amount to return to its supporters.
Some top youngsters will be available from all over the uk for any additional information call 07399499225 or 07947896043. Sales to take place mid-March to April.
On a ending note congratulations is in order for Ashley and Eric Burdett of Shirebrook on winning Derbyshire & South Yorkshire regional Sprint Award and being top lofts 2020 in the Notts & Derby Border federation yet again ace flying lads.
The South West of England Lerwick Club members and fanciers in their radius can now also merge and join the Welsh National Flying Club in 2021 flying the grand old North road route were now the National is now open and in operation for all info simply visit https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.WelshNational.co.uk&source=gmail&ust=1613817807176000&usg=AFQjCNEGbnwPUha8vZJWkUWmojh5XyRTPw">www.WelshNational.co.uk.
The Rat Man