Birmingham Area BC News

  1. A.G.M. 2017

    President M.Basset
    Secretary L. Smith
    Treasurer G. Steward
    Delegate B. Martin
    Sow Sec. G. Haynes
    Show Manager B. Martin
    Patronage J. Beddows

    Open Show
    Saturday 21st October 2017
    Fairfield Village Hall
    Fairfield, Nr Bromsgrove
    B61 9LH

    (Posted on 2017-04-03 11:10:00 by Colin)
  2. BIRMINGHAM AREA BORDER CLUB AGM 25TH FEBRUARY 2016.
    Election of officers
    President; M Bassett.
    Life members; F Pye, J Wakeman, B Martin, E Siviter,
    J Dunn, R Martin,H Morton and J Beddows.
    Vice presidents; J Bishop,J Wain,J Beddows,F Pye,M Barnett
    J Wakeman,E Siviter,P Haynes,G Steward,
    L Kedward,B Martin,M Bassett.
    Clews,G SiviterJ Steward and J Dunn.
    Chairman; G Haynes,
    Vice Chairman; A Smith.
    Secretary; L Smith.
    Treasurer; G Steward.
    Show secretary; G Haynes.
    Show manager; B Martin
    Patronage; J Beddows.
    Catering; J Steward, G Siviter;
    Auditors; J Beddows.
    Convention delegates; A Smith, L Smith
    Committee; All above including Mr J Haywood.

    (Posted on 2016-03-03 07:56:00 by Lyndon)
  3. Annual General Meeting
    Thursday 25th February 2016 8pm
    Dudley Sports & Social Club
    Brierley Hill
    DY5 3QH
    .Enquiries to 01902 440187

    (Posted on 2016-01-31 16:31:00 by Lyndon)
  4. Our open show will be held on 15/10/16 at Fairfield village hall,Fairfield the judges will be Alan Smalley and John Williams.

    (Posted on 2016-01-31 16:22:00 by Lyndon)
  5. Next meeting Thursday 28th January 2016 at Dudley sports & social club Brierley Hill DY5 3QH 8pm start.

    (Posted on 2016-01-11 11:19:00 by Lyndon)
  6. Birmingham Area Border Club
    3rd January 2 016

    Judges Borders Mr E Siviter and Fifes Mr L Smith.
    Best champion Border,Best champion unflighted border and Best champion flighted border Mr John Haywood
    Best novice border Mr Ken Powers
    Best champion fife and best champion unflighted fife Mr Garry Haynes
    Best champion flighted fife Mr John Wakeman

    (Posted on 2016-01-04 15:53:00 by Lyndon)
  7. Members show Sunday 3rd January 2016 at Dudley sports & social club Brierley Hill DY5 3QH,birds accepted from 10 to 11 am cardboard floor covering in cages also included a members Fife show.

    (Posted on 2015-12-22 22:53:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  8. Annual General Meeting
    Thursday 26th March 8pm,
    Dudley sports & social club ,
    High Ercal Ave ,Breirley hill ,Dudley DY5 3QH
    Enquiries to 01902 440187

    (Posted on 2015-03-02 21:37:00 by Lyndon)
  9. Secretarys new adress & contact details are Lyndon Smith,68 Wolmer Road,Wolverhampton WV11 2NN.Tel 01902 440187 email lyndonsmith111@virginmedia.com

    (Posted on 2015-02-14 10:27:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  10. Birminghan Area Border club.

    The Members show will be held on Sunday 29th December 2014 entries accepted between 10 and 11am.
    There will also be a members Fife show,as a trial this year .
    (New members welcome).
    The Borders will be judged by
    Mr Brent Leach,,
    Fife judge to be arranged.
    The schedules and entry forms will be available on the day at the show, cardboard cage floor covering, please.
    The show will be held at Dudley sports & social club ,
    High Ercal Ave ,Breirley hill ,Dudley DY5 3QH.
    Enquiries 01902 496165.

    (Posted on 2014-12-02 08:39:00 by Lyndon)
  11. BIRMINGHAM AREA BORDER CLUB AGM 27TH FEBRUARY 2014.
    Election of officers
    President; M Bassett.
    Life members; F Pye, J Wakeman, B Martin, E Siviter J Dunn, R Martin,H Morton and J Beddows.
    Vice presidents; J Bishop,J Wain,J Beddows,F Pye,
    J Wakeman,E Siviter,P Haynes, G Steward,
    C Norfeild,L Kedward,B Martin, M Bassett.
    B Clews,G SiviterJ Steward and J Dunn.
    Chairman; G Haynes,
    Vice Chairman; A Smith.
    Secretary; L Smith.
    Treasurer; G Steward.
    Show secretary; G Haynes.
    Show manager; M Watton.
    Patronage; J Beddows.
    Catering; J Steward, G Siviter;
    Auditors; Not Available at present.
    Convention delegates; A Smith, L Smith
    Committee; All above including Mr J Haywood.

    (Posted on 2014-03-06 22:49:00 by Lyndon)
  12. AGM
    Thursday 27th February at 8pm
    Dudley Sports & Social club ,
    High Ercal Ave ,
    Brierley Hill ,Dudley
    DY5 3QH.
    Enquiries 01902 496165.

    (Posted on 2014-02-12 09:37:00 by Lyndon)
  13. Pairs show results over 3 legs in first place Lyndon Smith in joint second Alan Smith and Brian Martin and in joint 3rd Trevor Davies and Frank Pye

    (Posted on 2013-12-19 22:13:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  14. Next meeting final leg of the pairs show Thursday 19th December.
    Members show Sunday 29th Dec both held at dudley sports & social ,high ercal ave, Breirley hill DY5 3QH.Enquiries 01902 496165

    (Posted on 2013-12-12 20:14:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  15. Next meeting Thursday 31st October members pairs competition

    (Posted on 2013-10-13 19:43:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  16. Subscription is £5 single ,£10 partnerships

    (Posted on 2013-08-03 22:01:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  17. how much for membership please?

    (Posted on 2013-08-02 22:33:00 by craig whitmore)
  18. At the recent AGM the following main officers were elected,President;Frank Pye,Secretery;Lyndon Smith,Chairman:Eddie Siviter and Treasurer;G Steward.

    (Posted on 2013-03-05 22:11:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  19. AGM Thursday 28th February 8pm,Dudley sports & social club,High ercal avenue,Breirley hill,Dudley DY5 3QH.

    (Posted on 2013-02-06 21:20:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  20. Our open show will be held on Saturday 19th October 2013,at Fairfeild village hall,Stourbridge road,Fairfeild Nr Bromsgrove B61 9LH.The judges engaged are Pete Whitehead,Vic Harris and Jim Noonan.enquiries to Lyndon Smith 01902 496165.

    (Posted on 2013-01-27 08:59:00 by Lyndon)
  21. Members show results.
    Best Border;A&L Smith
    Best Champion;A&Lsmith.
    Best Champion UNF;A&L Smith
    Best Champion FLTD;A&L Smith
    Best Novice;C Watkins.
    Best Novice UNF;C Watkins
    Best Novice FLTD;C Watkins.

    (Posted on 2012-12-30 15:42:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  22. Members show Sunday 30th December 2012,at Dudley Sports & Social Club,High Ercal Ave,Breirley hill,Dudley DY5 3QH,entries on the day between 10 and 11 am ,judge Mr Don Harrison (PAPER ON THE CAGE FLOORS PLEASE) Non members welcome to come along and take a look at the birds.

    (Posted on 2012-12-14 20:56:00 by Lyndon Smith)
  23. Second leg of the pairs competition,results.In first place Tim Ward,second place Alan Smith,and in third place Eddie Siviter,Next meeting,final leg Thursday 13th December 8pm,Dudley Sports & social club,High Ercal Ave,Breirley Hill Dudley DY5 3QH,Paper on the cage floors please.

    (Posted on 2012-12-06 19:59:00 by Lyndon Smith)

BorderFCC News

  1. The Annual Open Show of the BFCC this year, which will incorporate the International Contest, will be held at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian. EH47 9JD on Saturday/ Sunday 2nd/3rd December 2017. Schedules are available on the BFCC website www.bfcc.net or from the Secretary Bobby Parker on 01292 443070 or bp@bfcc.net.

    (Posted on 2017-10-17 09:28:00 by Bobby Parker)
  2. The next meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the
    Fauldhouse Partnership Centre,
    Lanrigg Road,
    Fauldhouse,
    West Lothian, EH47 9JD
    on Sunday 10th September 2017 at 11 a.m

    All Welcome.

    (Posted on 2017-08-25 22:25:00 by Bobby Parker)
  3. It is with great sadness that the Border Fancy Canary Club learned of the death of Willie McNeill of Paisley at the age of 88.
    He was a well known fancier and Judge of many years standing.
    He was also associated over the years with the International Border Breeders Association, Irvine Cage Bird Society, and the West of Scotland Border Canary Club.
    He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
    His funeral will be held in Paisley on Friday, 24th March.
    Our condolences are sent to his widow Roberta and family.

    (Posted on 2017-03-20 18:32:00 by Bobby Parker)
  4. The Annual Open Show of the BFCC this year, which will incorporate the International Contest, will be held at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian. EH47 9JD on Saturday/ Sunday 2nd/3rd December 2017.

    We have been able to negotiate rooms at a special rate for 1st & 2nd December in the Cairn Hotel, Blackburn Road, Bathgate, West Lothian EH48 2EL.

    Bed & Breakfast RatesTwin/Double - £65 per room per nightSingle - £45 per room per night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast RatesTwin/Double - £89 per room per nightSingle - £57 per room per night

    Please contact the hotel direct on -
    Tel: 01506 633366 or Email: reservations@cairnhotelbathgate.co.uk

    (Posted on 2017-03-07 16:44:00 by Bobby Parker)
  5. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held in Fauldhouse on Sunday, 5th March 2017 and the following office bearers were elected –
    PRESIDENT - Jim Aitchison
    VICE PRESIDENTS - Jim McLean, John Grant
    SECRETARY/TREASURER - Bobby Parker, 35 Glenalla Crescent, Doonbank, Ayr, KA7 4DA
    (01292-443070)
    ASST. SEC/TREASURER - Isobel Parker
    SHOW SECRETARY - Bobby Parker
    ASST. SHOW SECRETARY - John Grant
    SHOW MANAGER - George McGougan
    ASSISTANT SHOW MANAGER - Roy Burgess
    FINANCIAL CHECKERS - Jim McKay, Jim McLean
    MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE - Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, John Grant, Bobby Parker, George McGougan
    SCOTTISH TEAM SELECTION COMMITTEE - Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, George McGougan, Jim Forgie, Gordon Holt
    The Border Fancy Canary Club provides Patronage to all clubs, who cater for Border Canaries, free of charge - applications should be sent to the secretary.

    Membership fees are as follows and entitle members to patronage on wins at participating shows -
    Adult Member - £5
    Partnership - £10
    Juniors – Free
    (please note new membership rates)

    (Posted on 2017-03-07 16:42:00 by Bobby Parker)
  6. Annual General Meeting
    The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held at
    the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West
    Lothian,EH47 9JD on Sunday 5th March, 2017 at 11 a.m. All members and new
    members welcome.

    (Posted on 2017-02-07 11:16:00 by Bobby Parker)
  7. A successful show of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held on 4th December, and the winners were Best in Show/Best Champion - I. Wishart; Best Novice A & S Robertson. Full results and catalogue available on www.bfcc.net

    (Posted on 2016-12-07 14:36:00 by Bobby Parker)
  8. Anderson and McTaggart have withdrawn from the Scottish Champion team for the International Contest and have been replaced by T. James

    (Posted on 2016-11-16 21:37:00 by Bobby Parker)
  9. The Border Fancy Canary Club's Annual Open Show will take place on Sunday 4th December 2016 in the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD
    Schedules have been sent to those who showed in the last two years.
    The Show will be open to the public from 1.30 p.m.
    Judges will be – S. Percy and P. Heathcote
    Schedules can be obtained from the Secretary -
    BOBBY PARKER
    35 GLENALLA CRESCENT
    DOONBANK
    AYR
    AYRSHIRE
    KA7 4DA
    TELEPHONE NO: 01292-443070
    Email: bp@bfcc.net
    Or on the Border Fancy Canary Club website www.bfcc.net
    or the Border Convention website www.borderconvention.org.uk

    (Posted on 2016-11-04 13:37:00 by Bobby Parker)
  10. The Scottish International Team for 2016 will be -
    Champion
    Jim Aitchison
    Fraser Anderson
    Anderson & McTaggart
    A & N Cowan
    Henry Fraser
    George McGougan
    Anthony McGreechin
    Archie McMillan
    Bobby Parker
    Bert Reid

    Novice
    Alan Differ
    Drumm & Davidson
    James Forgie
    Gordon Holt
    Ronnie Pentland
    A & S Robertson


    (Posted on 2016-10-18 09:08:00 by Bobby Parker)
  11. Border Fancy Canary Club Meeting Will be held in the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD
    on Sunday, 11th September 2016 at 11 a.m.

    (Posted on 2016-08-15 18:57:00 by Bobby Parker)
  12. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held in Fauldhouse on Sunday, 20th March 2016 and the following office bearers were elected -
    PRESIDENT -
    Jim Aitchison
    VICE PRESIDENTS -
    Jim McLean and John Grant
    SECRETARY/TREASURER - Bobby Parker, 35 Glenalla Crescent, Doonbank, Ayr, KA7 4DA
    (01292-443070)
    ASST. SECRETARY/TREASURER -
    Isobel Parker
    SHOW SECRETARY -
    Bobby Parker
    ASSISTANT SHOW SECRETARY -
    John Grant
    SHOW MANAGER -
    George McGougan
    ASSISTANT SHOW MANAGER - Murray Anderson
    AUDITORS - Jim McKay Jim McLean
    MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE - Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, John Grant, Bobby Parker, George McGougan
    SCOTTISH TEAM SELECTION
    COMMITTEE -
    Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, George McGougan, Jim Forgie, Gordon Holt.
    The Annual Open Show this year
    will be held at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian on
    Sunday 4th December 2016
    Judges will be P. Heathcote and S. Percy.
    The Border Fancy Canary Club provides Patronage to all clubs, who cater for Border Canaries, free of charge - applications should be sent to the secretary.
    Membership fees are as follows and entitle members to patronage on wins at participating shows -
    Single Member - £5
    Partnership - Total of individual membership
    Juniors (under 16) - Free

    (Posted on 2016-03-22 13:55:00 by Bobby Parker)
  13. It is with great sadness that the Border Fancy Canary Club have learned of the death of Alex Irvine from Kelso.

    Over the years in the BFCC he held many positions including Vice President, and President from 2003 to 2007. He was also a member of the Management Committee and the International Selection Committee. He was a Border Fancy Canary Judge and also a member of the Scottish International Team for many years.

    He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    Our condolences are sent to his family.

    (Posted on 2016-02-28 10:50:00 by Bobby Parker)
  14. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD, on Sunday 20th March, 2016 at 11 a.m.
    All Welcome

    (Posted on 2016-02-21 14:57:00 by Bobby Parker)
  15. The Border Fancy Canary Club's Annual Open Show will take place on Sunday 6th December 2015 in the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD

    Schedules have been sent to those who showed in the last two years.
    The Show will be open to the public from 1.30 p.m.
    Judges will be – I. Austin and A. Grocott
    Schedules can be obtained from the Secretary -
    BOBBY PARKER
    35 GLENALLA CRESCENT
    DOONBANK
    AYR
    AYRSHIRE
    KA7 4DA
    TELEPHONE NO: 01292-443070
    Email: bp@bfcc.net
    or on the Border Fancy Canary Club website www.bfcc.net
    or the Border Convention website www.borderconvention.org.uk

    (Posted on 2015-11-21 16:29:00 by Bobby Parker)
  16. This is the list of the members of the Scottish Team who will be showing at Wales.We wish them all the best for a good result.

    Champion

    Jim Aitchison
    Anderson & McTaggart
    A&N Cowan
    Mike Davies
    Tommy Dodds
    Henry Fraser
    George McGougan
    Bert Reid

    Novice

    Elspeth Crawford
    Allan Differ
    James Forgie
    Gordon Holt
    Francis Mooney
    Ronnie Pentland
    A & S Robertson
    Ronjon Partners

    (Posted on 2015-10-13 18:36:00 by Bobby Parker)
  17. The next meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Main Street, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD on Sunday, 6th September 2015 at 11 a.m.
    All members, old and new welcome.

    (Posted on 2015-08-03 12:57:00 by Bobby Parker)
  18. BORDER FANCY CANARY CLUB
    125th Anniversary Year
    (Established 1890)
    The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held in Fauldhouse on Sunday, 22nd March 2015 and the following office bearers were elected -
    PRESIDENT Jim Aitchison
    VICE PRESIDENTS Jim McLean, John Grant
    SECRETARY/TREASURER Bobby Parker, 35 Glenalla Crescent, Doonbank, Ayr, KA7 4DA
    (01292-443070)
    ASST. SEC/TREASURER Isobel Parker
    SHOW SECRETARY Bobby Parker
    ASST. SHOW SECRETARY John Grant
    SHOW MANAGER George McGougan
    AUDITORS Jim McKay, Jim McLean
    MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, John Grant, Bobby Parker, George McGougan
    SCOTTISH TEAM SELECTION COMMITTEE Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, George McGougan, Jim Forgie, Gordon Holt
    The Annual Open Show this year will be held at the Community Centre, Stoneyburn, West Lothian, EH47 8BY on Sunday 6th December 2015. Judges will be I. Austin and A. Grocott.
    The Border Fancy Canary Club provides Patronage to all clubs, who cater for Border Canaries, free of charge - applications should be sent to the secretary.
    Membership fees are as follows and entitle members to patronage on wins at participating shows -
    Single Member - £5
    Seniors and Juniors - £2.50
    Partnership - Total of individual membership
    (Senior members may pay the full rate if they so wish)

    (Posted on 2015-03-24 12:12:00 by Bobby Parker)
  19. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the Community Centre, Fauldhouse, West Lothian EH47 9JD on Sunday 22nd March 2015 at 11 a.m. All members and new members welcome.

    (Posted on 2015-03-18 09:26:00 by Bobby Parker)
  20. It was with great sadness that we in the Border Fancy Canary Club, learned of the death of Border Canary fancier William Tracey of Crieff, Perthshire.

    Bill was well known in the fancy and was a long time breeder of Border Canaries. Many years ago he was also in the Pigeon Fancy.

    Over the years in the BFCC he had held the position of Show Manager, member of the Management Committee and a member of the International Selection Committee. He was also a member of the Scottish International Team for many years.

    He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    Our condolences go to his wife, Fiona and family.

    (Posted on 2015-03-01 13:48:00 by Bobby Parker)
  21. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the Community Centre, Fauldhouse, West Lothian EH47 9JD on Sunday 22nd March 2015 at 11 a.m. All members and new members welcome.

    (Posted on 2015-02-22 11:10:00 by Bobby Parker)
  22. It was with great sadness that we in the Border Fancy Canary Club, learned of the death of Border Canary fancier Tom McQueen of Kilbirnie, Ayrshire.

    Tom was well known in the fancy and was a long time breeder of Border Canaries. Over the many years as a fancier Tom was a member of the West of Scotland BFCC, Irvine CBS, IBBA and BFCC.

    He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    Our condolences go to his wife, Mary, sons Gordon (ex Manchester United footballer) and Ian, and daughter Hazel.

    (Posted on 2015-02-13 13:00:00 by Bobby Parker)
  23. International Show

    All arrangements are in hand for the show. Schedules have been sent to all International Team contestants and exhibitors who showed in the last 2 years.
    Schedules and entry forms can be obtained from the BFCC web site at www.bfcc.net or from the Border Convention web site at www.borderconvention.org.uk or by contacting me at Tel : 01292 443070 or by email bp@bfcc.net and I will send you one by return post
    Early entries have stated arriving. Please note the cut off date of Sunday 30th. November for catalogue entry. However late entries will be accepted and listed as such on the Results sheet.
    In addition to the prizes listed in the catalogue Glass Mementoes for Best Champion, Best Novice and the 3 Judges will be presented.
    Accommodation enquiries should be made via the club president Jim Aitchison Tel: 01501 771886.
    Please note the lifting time of 2.00 pm on Sunday 7th December. No request for early lifts will be accepted.
    All exhibitors will be made very welcome and we look forward to what we anticipate will be a successful and enjoyable show.

    Best Regards

    Bobby

    (Posted on 2014-11-20 12:26:00 by Bobby)
  24. The next Meeting of the BFCC will be held in the Cricket Club, Victoria Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9LF on Sunday 28th September, 2014 at 11 a.m.

    (Posted on 2014-09-03 08:01:00 by Bobby Parker)
  25. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held in Fauldhouse on Sunday, 23rd March 2014 and the following office bearers were elected -

    PRESIDENT Jim Aitchison
    VICE PRESIDENTS
    Jim McLean, John Grant
    SECRETARY/TREASURER
    Bobby Parker, 35 Glenalla Crescent, Doonbank, Ayr, KA7 4DA
    (01292-443070)
    (Email: bp@bfcc.net)
    ASST. SEC/TREASURER
    Isobel Parker
    SHOW SECRETARY
    Bobby Parker
    ASST. SHOW SECRETARY
    John Grant
    SHOW MANAGER
    Ronnie McGrath
    ASSISTANT SHOW MANAGER
    George McGougan
    AUDITORS
    Jim McKay, Jim McLean
    MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
    Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, John Grant, Bobby Parker, Ronnie McGrath
    The Annual Open Show this year will incorporate the International Contest and will be held at the Community Centre, Stoneyburn, West Lothian, EH47 8BY on Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th December 2014
    Judges will be J. Furmage, L. Evans, G. Burgess
    The Border Fancy Canary Club provides Patronage to all clubs, who cater for Border Canaries, free of charge - applications should be sent to the secretary.
    Membership fees are as follows and entitle members to patronage on wins at participating shows.
    Single Member - £5
    Seniors and Juniors - £2.50
    Partnership - Total of individual membership (Senior members may pay the full rate if they so wish)

    (Posted on 2014-03-25 12:28:00 by Bobby Parker)
  26. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the Cricket Club, Victoria Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9LF on Sunday, 23rd March, 2014 at 11 a.m.

    (Posted on 2014-02-26 15:17:00 by Bobby Parker)
  27. The annual Open Show of the Border Fancy Canary Club incorporating the International Competition will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December 2014 in the Community Centre, 75 Main Street, Stoneyburn, West Lothian, EH47 8BY. Judges are G. Burgess, L. Evans, J. Furmage

    (Posted on 2013-12-22 11:21:00 by Bobby Parker)
  28. The closing date for Catalogue Entries for the Border Fancy Canary Club Show is Wednesday 27th November.
    Entries will however be taken up to the date
    of the show.
    Entries to:
    Bobby Parker
    35 Glenalla Crescent
    Doonbank
    Ayr
    KA7 4DA
    Tel: 01292 443070

    (Posted on 2013-11-24 10:19:00 by Colin)
  29. The Border Fancy Canary Club's Annual Open Show will take place on Sunday 1st December 2013 in the Community Centre, 75 Main Street, Stoneyburn, West Lothian, EH47 8BY The Show will be open to the public from 1.30 p.m. Judges will be – M. Scott, I. Wishart and G. Straughan.
    Schedules can be obtained from the Secretary -
    Bobby Parker
    35 Glenalla Crescent
    Doonbank
    Ayr
    KA7 4DA
    Tel No: 01292 443070
    Schedules are also available to download from the Border Fancy Canary Club
    website - www.bfcc.net

    (Posted on 2013-11-12 10:49:00 by Bobby Parker)
  30. The next meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held on Sunday, 8th September 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Fauldhouse Cricket Club, Victoria Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9LF.

    (Posted on 2013-08-19 11:34:00 by Bobby Parker)
  31. Amendment to AGM date. Should read 14th April not 14th March.

    (Posted on 2013-04-18 08:25:00 by Bobby Parker)
  32. The Annual General Meeting of the Border Fancy Canary Club was held in Fauldhouse on Sunday, 14th March 2013 and the following office bearers were elected -
    President-Jim Aitchison
    Vice Presidents- Jim McLean, John Grant
    Secretary/Treasurer - Bobby Parker, 35 Glenalla Crescent, Doonbank, Ayr, KA7 4DA (01292-443070)
    Asst. Secretary/Treasurer- Isobel Parker
    Show Secretary-Bobby Parker
    Asst. Show Secretary - John Grant
    Show Manager - Ronnie McGrath
    Asst. Show Manager -George McGougan
    Auditors - Jim McKay, Bert Reid
    Management Committee -
    Jim Aitchison, Jim McLean, John Grant, Bobby Parker, Ronnie McGrath
    The Annual Open Show will be held at the Community Centre,
    Stoneyburn, West Lothian, EH47 8BY on Sunday 1st December 2013 Judges will be M. Scott, G. Straughan, I. Wishart
    The Border Fancy Canary Club provides Patronage to all clubs free of charge, provided they engage a panel judge. Applications should be sent to the secretary enclosing a large Stamped Addressed Envelope.
    Membership fees are as follows and entitle members to patronage on wins at participating shows -
    Single Member - £5
    Seniors and Juniors - £2.50
    Partnership - Total of individual membership
    (Senior members may pay the full rate if they so wish)

    (Posted on 2013-04-17 18:13:00 by Bobby Parker)
  33. It is with great sadness that we have to report the death today, 11th April, of one of the stalwarts of our club Alex Mallis from Auchterarder. He was well known thoughout the fancy and had been associated with the fancy since boyhood. He was a well known judge and held many positions in the Border Fancy Canary club including Vice President and Honorary President. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
    Our condolences are sent to his wife June, sons Sandy and George and daughter Jennifer. His funeral will be held on Thursday 18th April at Perth Crematorium at 11.30

    (Posted on 2013-04-11 19:24:00 by Bobby Parker)
  34. The new date for the AGM is Sunday, 14th April. Same time same place.

    (Posted on 2013-04-06 15:57:00 by Bobby Parker)
  35. Unfortunately have had to cancel the AGM once more. Will advise of rearranged date.

    (Posted on 2013-03-22 13:51:00 by Bobby Parker)
  36. The BFCC AGM which was scheduled for Sunday 10th March was abandoned at the last minute due to adverse weather conditions. This has been rescheduled to Sunday 24th March same time and place.

    (Posted on 2013-03-12 15:52:00 by Bobby Parker)
  37. The AGM of the Border Fancy Canary Club will be held in the Fauldhouse Cricket Club, Victoria Road. Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9LF on Sunday 10th March, 2013 at 11 a.m..

    (Posted on 2013-02-12 15:16:00 by Bobby Parker)

Cornish Border FCC News

  1. The show date for the 2017 Cornish border will be Saturday the 14th of October, the judges for this show will be Mr. Bert Phillips, Mr Phil King, and Mr. Peter Hickman, the AGM will be held in March 2017 the date will follow later

    (Posted on 2016-12-05 21:45:00 by Phil Dewland)
  2. The Show for the Cornish Border will be held on the 8th of October 2016 at the Luxulyan Village Hall, Luxulyan Cornwall. The AGM was held on April 12th 2016 meeting started at 1.30pm and the following were elected, President Mr Colin Pearce, Chairman Mr Rob Coalman, Secretary/Treasurer Mr David Powell, Patronage sec Mr Colin Pearce, Show secretary's Mr David Powell, Mr John White, and Mrs Pat White, Show Managers Mr Tony Bristow, Mr Ken Allen, and Mr Brian Jose.

    (Posted on 2016-08-10 17:27:00 by Phil Dewland)
  3. Judge's for 2016 Show are Mr Keith Wadkin, Mr John Beddows, Mr Tim Ward, but Tim Ward is yet to be confirmed,

    (Posted on 2016-02-05 10:28:00 by Phil Dewland)
  4. The Secretary of the Cornish Border would like to apologise to every one he sent out schedules to and costing them the extra £1.11p this was caused by the post office giving him the wrong size envelopes after he asked them to make sure thy were the write ones, any one wishing to have a refund of this extra postage please ask for Dave Powell at the show and he will sort it out, no problem.

    (Posted on 2015-09-18 09:47:00 by Phil Dewland)
  5. The Cornish BFCC will be holding its AGM later this owing to some members unable to make the meeting on the due date, The new date for the AGM is Saturday the 25th of April meeting starts at 1.30pm at the same hall,its the Fraddon Viage Hall, Fraddon Cornwall.

    (Posted on 2015-04-03 21:17:00 by Phil Dewland)
  6. I am sad to have to report that the Cornish Border has lost a long standing member in Jim Harry from St. Ives, Jim was a very big friend of Peter James the Conish ex Presedent, Jim was an old pidgon man in his very young days but a border man for the last 40 years,Jim passed away just befor Christmas 2014, he will be missed by all Cornish members and friends our condolences to all his family.

    (Posted on 2015-01-12 14:34:00 by Phil Dewland)
  7. The Cornish B.F.C.C held its A.G.M. on the 12th of April 2014 the following were elected,
    President, Mr. Colin Pearce,
    Chairman, Mr. Rob Coalman.
    Secretary/Treasurer Mr.David Powell
    Patronage/sec, Mr. Colin Pearce.
    Show Secretary, Mr. David Powell.
    Show Managers,Mr. Ken Allen, Mr.Peter James, and Mr. Tony Bristow,
    Publicity Officer, Mr. David Powell.
    Judges have been confirmed they are as follows Mr.A. Scott, Mr. S.Hughes, Mr. R. Turner.

    (Posted on 2014-04-15 14:46:00 by Phil Dewland)
  8. The Cornish Border A.G.M. will be held on the 12th of April 2014 at the Fraddon vilage hall, Fraddon, Cornwall, meeting starts at 1.30pm all are welcome.

    (Posted on 2014-04-04 12:39:00 by Phil Dewland)
  9. A Happy new year to you all from the Cornish Committee and friends.

    (Posted on 2014-01-04 21:51:00 by Phil Dewland)
  10. Entries for the Cornish Border close on Friday the 4th October 2013, be quick you only have a few days left to get them in.

    (Posted on 2013-09-27 11:07:00 by Phil Dewland)
  11. the time for the Cornish Border meeting is 2 oclock pm on the 8th of august

    (Posted on 2013-08-05 14:32:00 by Phil Dewland)
  12. Cornish Border Meeting.
    The meeting will be held at the Fraddon village hall, Fraddon,Cornwall on the Thursday 8th of August, Meeting Agenda, Discussion on the Syd Keer memorial Show.time of meeting to follow.

    (Posted on 2013-07-21 19:33:00 by Phil Dewland)
  13. The Cornish B.F.C.C.held its A G M on the 9th of March 2013,the following were elected, President Mr.Colin Pearce, Chairman Mr. Rob Coalmen, Secretary/Treasurer Mr. David Powell, Patronage/Secretary Mr. Colin Pearce, Show Secretary Mr. David Powell, Show Managers Mr.Ken Allen, Mr.Peter James,and MrTony Bristow. Publicity Officer Mr. David Powell. The Judges for the 2013 Show are Mr. Trevor Drake, Mr.N. Oram, and Mr.Chris Gibbs

    (Posted on 2013-03-11 12:38:00 by Phil Dewland)
  14. The A.G.M. for the Cornish Border will be held in Faddon hall, Fraddon, on the 9th of March 2013 at 1.oclock pm

    (Posted on 2013-02-22 16:12:00 by Phil Dewland)
  15. I am sorry to have to tell you that the President of the Cornish B.F.C.C. and a close friend to me Syd Keer has passed away, a sad loss to his family and to all the members of the Cornish Border, we are all thinking of his family at this sad time.

    (Posted on 2013-02-15 13:15:00 by Phil Dewland)
  16. President, Mr Syd Keer, Chairman, Mr Rob Coleman, Secretary/Treasurer, Mr Dave Powell, Patronage Secretary, Mr Colin Pearce. The Show will be held at the LUXULYAN VILLAGE HALL, LUXULYAN CORNWALL PL30 5QA on the 12th October 2013.

    (Posted on 2013-01-07 18:01:00 by Phil Dewland)

Specialist Club News

Border Canary Association News

  1. Glad you enjoyed the show Steve,thanks to you and everyone else who supported the show

    (Posted on 2016-11-07 17:01:00 by fraser anderson)
  2. Just a quick thank you to Frazer Anderson and all the Stewards at the B.C.A. Show, for providing an enjoyable and hospitable weekend for all the exhibitors
    A personal thanks from myself for helping me to unload and load my birds, with me being incapacitated with a bad back.

    (Posted on 2016-11-07 08:56:00 by Steve Daniel)
  3. show schedules for the border canary association annual show on 5th & 6th November 2016 are now available. Copies have been sent to exhibitors of the last two shows. Anyone overlooked or requiring a copy please contact the secretary Fraser Anderson 01573410515 or 07769152366

    (Posted on 2016-09-29 16:07:00 by fraser anderson)
  4. the comittee of the B.C.A would like to thank all fanciers who supported our show this year either by exhibiting or generously donating to the show funds. Congratulations to all those who made the specials list

    (Posted on 2015-11-08 21:24:00 by FRASER ANDERSON)
  5. schedules for the border canary association show on 7th 8th nov have been sent out to the last 2 years exhibitors. anyone else who requires 1 please pm me here or call 01573410515 or e-mail byrewalls@aol.com

    (Posted on 2015-10-04 20:42:00 by Fraser Anderson)
  6. The BCA will be holding its Annual Show at the Volunteers Hall in Galashiels on Sat & Sun 2nd & 3rd November 2013. For further details contact Bill Angus at 46 Berrywell Drive, Duns, TD11 3HG or
    tel 01361 882968

    (Posted on 2013-09-25 19:57:00 by Malcolm)

British BFCC News


  1. BRITISH BORDER F.C.C. AGM REPORT

    BRITISH BORDER F. C. C.

    A.G.M. Report :- The following Officials were elected for 2017.

    President—R.S.Norman
    President Elect.—J Sykes
    Chairman—J Sykes
    Vice Chairman—K Wadkin
    Gen Sec./Treasurer/Show/Patronage Sec.—R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn Cheshire, WA7 2QX 01928 567319
    Auditors— J J Hamlett & P Harrison
    Publicity Officer—Mrs. M Norman
    Border Convention Delegates—R S Norman & T Ward

    Life Members :- J Sykes, J Hamlett, J Fairhurst, J Bishop, R S Norman, F Driscoll, C Oakes,
    S J Moyers, D Boughey, R Redcliffe, K Wadkin, L Read, T Ward, R Reid, G Burrows.

    Hon. Vice Presidents :- P Meacock, S Lucas, L Read, Mrs. M Norman, B Underwood, P R Warne, D Brown, L Carr, J Sankey, R Eagles, Mrs. R Rigby, L Graffin,
    T Cully, T Hickey, T Finn, Mrs. L Jones, Mrs. L Rigby, Mrs. A Pass, W E Brown,
    S Davies, B Leech. Mrs. M. Sykes, Mrs. A. Morgan.

    Committee— K Wadkin, , J J Hamlett, P Meacock, T Ward, R Eagles. J Miller, P Kinsey, P Jewell, A Gregory, P England.
    Show Manager- T Ward & Assistant P England
    Trophy Steward—A Gregory
    International Team Cordinator ---- K Wadkin

    Subsciptions For 2017—Single £6, Senior Citizens £4, Partnerships £12, Husband and Wife Partnership £8.
    Affiliation Fee £6.

    2017 SHOW DATE:- Open & Club Show, 18th & 19th November, At Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN

    Judges-: C. Guildea, C. Pearce, J. Pearce & D. Powell.

    Further information from-: R. S. Norman. Tel. 01928 567319

    R. S. Norman Gen. Sec.

    (Posted on 2017-03-13 13:26:00 by Bob)
  2. BBFCC

    I can now confirm the 2017 Open and Club Show will be held at Frodsham Community Centre on 18th & 19th November 2017.

    The Forest Hills Hotel is keeping the special rate on at £51p.p.p.n. for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. There are over 20 rooms booked to date.

    I may be able to organize for us to have our own function Suite at the Hotel for Friday and Saturday nights, so everyone can be seated together (on separate tables of your choice) for a Carvery Meal on both nights and stay in the same room for the west of the evening if you so wish. There will be a Bar in the room for the duration.
    Breakfast will be served in the Hilltops Restaurant each morning.

    Forest Hills Hotel contact details:- 01928 735255 or e-mail: conference@foresthillshotel.com
    Don’t forget to mention Canary Club to get the special rate.

    R.S.Norman
    Secretary
    01928567319

    (Posted on 2017-01-12 13:30:00 by R S Norman)
  3. It is in doubt at present that we can re book Frodsham Community Centre for next years show , so please do not book Hotel accommodation in the area at present. The Forest Hills Hotel have professionally reserved 45 rooms for our week end next year and the rate will be £51 p.p.n for DB&B. I will let you know via our web site and the BC web site when I have confirmation re the Hall.

    R. S. Norman
    Tel:- 01928567319

    (Posted on 2016-11-24 11:17:00 by R S Norman)
  4. Club News from the British Border Fancy Canary Club

    We have a total entry of 1001 for our forth coming International Show at The Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN on Saturday & Sunday 19th & 20th November. Opening times, Saturday 2:30 pm until 5pm. And Sunday 9:00am until 2:00 pm.
    It will be well worth the visit with most of the best Border Canaries in the Country on show and it is our largest entry since 2010.

    R S Norman Secretary.
    Tel 01928 567319

    (Posted on 2016-11-14 10:37:00 by R S Norman)
  5. Scedules have now been sent out to the last two years exhibitors, anyone else requiring one please contact me on 01928567319.
    Don’t forget the closing date for entries, which is FRIDAY 11th November.
    Please post early all entries must be in the Catalogue for them to be eligible for Specials.
    Entries can be telephoned to 01928 567319 or e-mailed to rsnorman44@hotmail.com

    All entries to be sent to Mr. R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close ,Beechwood West, RUNCORN Cheshire WA7 2QX TEL 01928 567319.

    (Posted on 2016-10-25 09:44:00 by R S Norman)
  6. England's International for 2016.
    International Team 2016

    Champion
    T Foster, , I Southgate, M Symonds, B Hodges, P & B Heathcote, T Ward, M King , R Silitoe, C & A Britton , S Percy, Burrows & Miller, Reserve K Wadkin ,
    Novice
    P. Wright, A. O’Mahoney, P England, M Slater,P Selby, R Thorley, M Donovan, G Bishop, S Evans, P Morledge, J South, Reserve G Foster.

    (Posted on 2016-09-03 12:52:00 by R S Norman)
  7. BBFCC Committee Meeting this Saturday 16th April at Windle Labour Club, St. Helens starting at 1:30 pm.
    Border Convention Report and Presentation to Sid Moyers on his retirement from the Hobby and past President and Committee member.
    Bob Norman
    01928567319

    (Posted on 2016-04-12 11:58:00 by R S Norman)
  8. BRITISH BORDER F.C.C. AGM REPORT

    BRITISH BORDER F. C. C.

    A.G.M. Report :- The following Officials were elected for 2016.

    The Chairman Mr. J Sykes read out a letter from our long standing President Mr. Sid Moyers stating he is unable to stand for re-election due to ever deteriorating health. Sid thanked the present Committee members for all their hard work for maintaining the club through difficult times. He also sent best wishes to all members and hoped for the continued success of the BBFCC in the future.

    President—R.S.Norman
    President Elect.—J Sykes
    Chairman—J Sykes
    Vice Chairman—K Wadkin
    Gen Sec./Treasurer/Show/Patronage Sec.—R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn Cheshire, WA7 2QX 01928 567319
    Auditors— J J Hamlett & P Harrison
    Publicity Officer—Mrs. M Norman
    Border Convention Delegates—R S Norman & T Ward

    Life Members :- J Sykes, J Hamlett, J Fairhurst, J Bishop, R S Norman, F Driscoll, C Oakes,
    S J Moyers, D Boughey, R Redcliffe, K Wadkin, L Read, T Ward, R Reid

    Hon. Vice Presidents :- P Meacock, S Lucas, L Read, Mrs. M Norman, B Underwood, P R Warne, D Brown, L Carr, J Sankey, R Eagles, Mrs. R Rigby, L Graffin,
    T Cully, T Hickey, T Finn, Mrs. L Jones, Mrs. L Rigby, Mrs. A Pass, W E Brown,
    S Davies, B Leech. Mrs. M. Sykes, Mrs. A. Morgan.

    Committee— K Wadkin, , J J Hamlett, P Meacock, T Ward, R Eagles. J Miller, P Kinsey, P Jewell, A Gregory.
    Show Manager- T Ward
    Trophy Steward—A Gregory
    International Team Cordinator ---- K Wadkin

    Subsciptions For 2016—Single £6, Senior Citizens £4, Partnerships £12, Husband and Wife Partnership £8.
    Affiliation Fee £6 from 2016

    2016 SHOW DATE:- Open & International Show, 19th & 20th November, At Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN

    Judges-: C. Dacies, J. Harvey, P. MacLachlan, P. Meacock & M. Scott

    Further information from-: R. S. Norman. Tel. 01928 567319

    R. S. Norman Gen. Sec.

    (Posted on 2016-03-02 15:46:00 by Bob)
  9. BBFCC A. G. M. on Saturday 27th of February, 1.30 pm at Windle Labour Club, St. Helens, Mersyside. All our welcome.
    R.S.Norman
    01928 567319

    (Posted on 2016-02-19 16:19:00 by R S Norman)
  10. BBFCC Committee and General Meeting this coming Saturday 1:30 pm at Windle Labour Club, St. Helens, Merseyside.

    R S Norman
    01928 567319

    (Posted on 2016-01-19 09:27:00 by R S Norman)
  11. British Border F. C. C.
    Contact Details for the Forest Hills and Holiday Inn.
    Forest Hills 01928 735255, Dont forget to mention its for the Bird Club W/End.
    Holiday Inn, Runcorn 01928 754856 or e-mail reservations @hiruncornhotel.co.uk Ref. "Canary Birds"
    R.S.Norman Secretary
    01928567319

    (Posted on 2015-12-13 11:57:00 by R S Norman)
  12. BRITISH BORDER F. C. C. OPEN AND INTERNATIONAL SHOW on November 19th &20th. 2016.

    Please note there his only a few rooms now left at the Forest Hills Hotel for next year’s show at Frodsham, Cheshire.
    I have reserved more rooms at The Holiday Inn, Runcorn for the w/end of 18th, 19th, 20th. When booking at the Holiday in please quote “Canary Birds” and you will get the same deal as the Forest Hills Hotel that is £50 for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast per person per night. There is a £10 supplement for single accupancy.

    R. S. Norman
    Tel:- 01928567319

    (Posted on 2015-12-10 17:02:00 by R S Norman)
  13. British Border Open Show this coming weekend at the Marine Hall, Fleetwood, FY7 6HF. Opening times, Saturday 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm and Sunday 9.30 am to 2.00 pm.
    Come and see the top Border Breeders and their birds in the Country.
    SUNRISE AVICULTURE stand will be in attendance all weekend.

    (Posted on 2015-11-18 12:18:00 by R S Norman)
  14. BBFCC closing date for entries this coming Wednesday 11th November. Telephone entries will accepted up to Wednesday evening.
    R S Norman.
    01928 567319.

    (Posted on 2015-11-08 09:41:00 by R S Norman)
  15. BRITISH BORDER F. C. C. OPEN AND CLUB SHOW on November 21st &22nd. at The Marine Hall Fleetwood.

    Don’t forget the closing date for entries, which is Wednesday 11th November.
    Please post early all entries must be in the Catalogue for them to be eligible for Specials.
    Entries can be telephoned to 01928 567319 or e-mailed to rsnorman44@hotmail.com

    All entries to be sent to Mr. R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close ,Beechwood West, RUNCORN Cheshire WA7 2QX TEL 01928 567319.

    Thanking you.

    R. S. Norman
    Tel:- 01928567319

    (Posted on 2015-10-25 11:46:00 by R S Norman)
  16. British Border Fancy Canary Club show schedules are now available.
    This to be held in The Marine Hall, The Promenade, Fleetwood FY7 6HF on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 2015.
    Opening times Saturday 2:30-5:00 p.m. & Sunday 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
    The last two years exhibitors will be sent a schedule any one ells wishing one please contact-
    Mr. R.S.Norman, 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 2QX
    Tel. 01928 567319.

    (Posted on 2015-10-02 09:30:00 by R S Norman)
  17. Please see our Web Site www,bbfcc.co.uk regards to a new venue for the International Show in 2016 . See also the links page on this site.

    R S Norman
    Secretary.

    (Posted on 2015-08-02 09:48:00 by R S Norman)
  18. BBFCC Committee Meeting this coming Saturday 13th June 1.30 pm at windle Labour Club, St Helens. All are welcome.

    All Officials and Committee would like to send our deepist sympathy to Charlie Norfield's Family. Charlie was a life member of the British Border and always had a good word for us and supported us when he could.
    Bob Norman.

    (Posted on 2015-06-09 08:28:00 by R S Norman)
  19. BRITISH BORDER F.C.C. AGM REPORT

    BRITISH BORDER F. C. C.

    A.G.M. Report :- The following Officials were elected for 2015.

    President—S J Moyers
    President Elect.—J Sykes
    Chairman—J Sykes
    Vice Chairman—S Lucas
    Gen Sec./Treasurer/Show/Patronage Sec.—R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn Cheshire, WA7 2QX 01928 567319
    Auditors—J Sykes and J J Hamlett
    Publicity Officer—Mrs. M Norman
    Border Convention Delegates—R S Norman & T Ward

    Life Members :- J Sykes, J Hamlett, J Fairhurst, J Bishop, R S Norman, C Norfield,
    F Driscoll, C Oakes, S J Moyers, D Boughey, R Redcliffe, K Wadkin, L Read, T Ward, R Reid

    Hon. Vice Presidents :- P Meacock, S Lucas, L Read, Mrs. M Norman, B Underwood, P R Warne, M Jurik, D Brown, L Carr, J Sankey, R Eagles, Mrs. D Leadbetter, R Rigby, L Graffin,
    T Cully, T Hickey, T Finn, Mrs. L Jones, Mrs. L Rigby, Mrs. A Pass, W E Brown,
    S Davies, B Leech. Mrs. M. Sykes, Mrs. A. Morgan.

    Committee— K Wadkin, , J J Hamlett, P Meacock, T Ward, S Davies, R Eagles. J Miller, P Kinsey, P Jewell.
    Show Manager- T Ward
    Trophy Steward—No Nomination
    International Team Cordinator ---- K Wadkin

    Subsciptions For 2015—Single £6, Senior Citizens £4, Partnerships £12, Husband and Wife Partnership £8.
    Affiliation Fee £6 from 2016

    2015 SHOW DATE:- Open & Club Show, 21st & 22nd November, At The Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

    Judges-: M. Davies, E. Grant, S. Percy, S. Roberts & G.Sraughan

    Further information from-: R. S. Norman. Tel. 01928 567319

    R. S. Norman Gen. Sec.

    (Posted on 2015-02-23 08:13:00 by Bob)
  20. BBFCC A.G.M. will be held this Saturday 21st. February at Windle Labour Club, St. Helens WA10 2QF All are welcome. Enquiries 01928 567319

    (Posted on 2015-02-18 11:02:00 by R S Norman)
  21. Congratulations England on gaining most points to win the International Competetion. A big thank you to all the International Team members for showing and travelling long distances to Storneyburn in Scotand. I hope you all had a safe journey home.
    Bob Norman Secretary.

    (Posted on 2014-12-08 11:52:00 by R S Norman)
  22. BRITISH BORDER F. C. C. OPEN AND CLUB SHOW on November 15th &16th. at The Marine Hall Fleetwood.

    Don’t forget the closing date for entries, which is Wednesday 5th November.

    Please post early all entries must be in the Catalogue for them to be eligible for Specials.

    Entries can be telephoned to 01928 567319 or e-mailed to rsnorman44@hotmail.com

    (Posted on 2014-10-20 13:11:00 by Bob)
  23. It is with great sadness that Robert Norman Secretary of the British Border Fancy Canary Club reports the death of Mrs. Monica Moyers wife of our President Mr. Sid Moyers.

    Monica was always at Sid’s side at all the bird shows and events they attended.

    Monica helped and supported Sid with all his duties he undertook for the British Border F.C.C., Merseyside Border F.C.C. and The Border Convention.

    Deepest sympathy is extended to Sid and his son Paul, Daughter inlaw Clair and grandson Ben.

    (Posted on 2014-03-20 13:40:00 by Bob)
  24. BRITISH BORDER F. C. C.

    A.G.M. Report :- The following Officials were elected for 2014.

    President—S J Moyers
    President Elect.—J Sykes
    Chairman—J Sykes
    Vice Chairman—S Lucas
    Gen Sec./Treasurer/Show/Patronage Sec.—R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn Cheshire, WA7 2QX 01928 567319
    Auditors—J Sykes and J J Hamlett
    Publicity Officer—Mrs. M Norman
    Border Convention Delegates—R S Norman & T Ward

    Life Members :- J Sykes, J Hamlett, J Fairhurst, J Bishop, R S Norman, C Norfield,
    F Driscoll, C Oakes, S J Moyers, D Boughey, R Redcliffe, K Wadkin, L Read, T Ward, R Reid

    Hon. Vice Presidents :- P Meacock, S Lucas, L Read, Mrs. M Norman, B Underwood, P R Warne, M Jurik, D Brown, L Carr, J Sankey, R Eagles, Mrs. D Leadbetter, A Taylor, R Rigby, L Graffin,
    T Cully, T Hickey, T Finn, Mrs. L Jones, Mrs. L Rigby, Mrs. A Pass, W E Brown,
    S Davies, B Leech.

    Committee—L Read, K Wadkin, , J J Hamlett, Mrs. D Leadbetter, P Meacock, T Ward,
    S Davies, R Eagles. J Miller, M Paddock. P Kinsey
    Show Manager- T Ward
    Trophy Steward—L Read.
    International Team Cordinator ---- K Wadkin

    Subsciptions For 2014—Single £6, Senior Citizens £4, Partnerships £12, Husband and Wife Partnership £8.
    Affiliation Fee £5.

    2014 SHOW DATE:- Open & Club Show, 15th & 16th November, At The Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

    Judges-: J. Cunningham, B. Leech, A. McGreechin, A. Smalley & J. Williams.

    Dinner Dance at The North Euston Hotel. Any one not staying at The North Euston it will be £23 per head for the Dinner Dance on the Saturday night 15th November.
    Further information from-: R. S. Norman. Tel. 01928 567319

    R. S. Norman Gen. Sec.

    (Posted on 2014-03-05 12:46:00 by Bob)
  25. Date of A.G.M. Saturday February 22nd Commencing 1:30 pm at Windle Labour Club, St. Helens.

    Open & Club Show Saturday & Sunday 15th & 16th November 2014 at The Marine Hall, The Promenade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6HF
    Judges:- J. Cunningham, B. Leech, A. McGreechin, A. Smalley & J. Williams.

    Secretary & Show Secretary Mr. R. S. Norman, 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2QX. Tel. 01928 567319.
    Web Site- www.bbfcc.co.uk

    (Posted on 2014-02-05 16:11:00 by Bob)
  26. Club News from the British Border Fancy Canary Club

    We have a total entry of 960 for our forth coming International Show at The Marine Hall Fleetwood Saturday & Sunday 16th & 17th November. Opening times, Saturday 2:30 pm until 5pm. And Sunday 9:30am until 2:30 pm.
    It will be well worth the visit with most of the best Border Canaries in the Country on show.

    R S Norman Secretary.
    Tel 01928 567319

    (Posted on 2013-11-09 13:03:00 by R S Norman)
  27. Do not forget the closing date for all entries Wednesday 6th November.
    Please post your entries early there is a proposed Postal strike from Monday 4th November. If this comes off then Telephone entries will be taken up to Thursday evening.
    For a schedule & entry form please contact Mr. R. S. Norman, 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood, Runcorn, Cheshire. WA7 2QX Tel. 01928567319.

    R S Norman Secretary.
    Tel 01928 567319

    (Posted on 2013-10-18 10:00:00 by R S Norman)
  28. Check out our new look web site.(www.bbfcc.co.uk) This has just been updated and the format changed, you may have to press the F5 key to refresh each page if you have it saved on your computer.
    This year’s schedule now available and will be sent out in September to the last two years exhibitor’s. This and the entry form can be downloaded from our web site and the Border Convention site.

    (Posted on 2013-08-20 11:07:00 by R S Norman)
  29. BBFCC Show Dates for the next 5yrs.
    Fri. Sat. Sun.
    This year 15th, 16th & 17th November ( International )
    2014:- 14th, 15th & 16th November
    2015:- 20th, 21st & 22nd November
    2016:- 18th, 19th & 20th November ( International )
    2017:- 17th, 18th & 19th
    2018:- 16th, 17th & 18th

    (Posted on 2013-07-31 09:48:00 by R S Norman)
  30. Officials Elected at the 2013 AGM

    President—S J Moyers

    President Elect.—J Sykes

    Chairman—J Sykes

    Vice Chairman—S Lucas

    Gen Sec./Treasurer/Show/Patronage Sec.—R S Norman 3 Eskdale Close, Beechwood West, Runcorn Cheshire, WA7 2QX 01928 567319

    Auditors—J Sykes and S J Moyers

    Life Members :- K Wadkin, J Sykes, J Hamlett, J Fairhurst, J Bishop, R Norman, C Norfield, F Driscoll, C Oakes, S J Moyers, D Boughey. R Redcliffe, T Ward, R Reid.

    Hon. Vice Presidents :- P Meacock, S Lucas, L Read, Mrs. M Norman, B Underwood, P Warne, M Jurik, D Brown, L Carr, J Sankey, R Eagles, Mrs. D Leadbetter, A Taylor, R Rigby, L Graffin, T Cully, T Hickey, T Finn, Mrs. L Jones, Mrs. L Rigby, Mrs. A Pass, W E Brown, B Leech.

    Committee—L Read, R Redcliffe, K Wadkin, , J Hamlett, Mrs. D Leadbetter, , P Meacock, T Ward, S Davies, J Miller, M Paddock.

    Show Managers—T Ward

    Publicity Officer—Mrs. M M Norman.

    Border Convention Delegates—R S Norman and T Ward

    Trophy Steward—L Read.

    (Posted on 2013-03-20 16:41:00 by Bob)

Cumbria BFCC News

  1. We will be holding our A.G.M on the 13th March at Aspatria Rugby Union Club commencing at 07-30pm

    (Posted on 2014-02-25 01:20:00 by David Faulder)

Border Counties BFCC News

  1. As you all can see from Tims last comment , it is Border counties 25th aniversary this year .We can confirm that the show hall has been booked for 2017 on the 25th November .I personally will be supporting Tim in his great efforts to spark life back into our fantastic hobby and ask for support and birds on the staging from senior and new faces .There will be a update on judges and officals within the very near future .

    (Posted on 2017-03-02 20:57:00 by Nige Leader)
  2. hi is border counties 25th anniversary in 2017

    (Posted on 2016-12-08 21:36:00 by tim ward)
  3. just to let you no entries close this weekend for border counties

    (Posted on 2016-11-21 21:53:00 by tim ward)
  4. border counties bfcc show this year 3rd december judges are pete whitehead paul meacock

    (Posted on 2016-01-01 19:28:00 by tim)
  5. just like to say thank you for all the help we had today great show

    (Posted on 2015-12-05 19:57:00 by tim)
  6. closing date for entries for show is sunday 29 november

    (Posted on 2015-11-24 20:26:00 by tim)
  7. Border Counties Schedule

    This is now available for viewing and downloading
    Please note the Show is to be held on Saturday the 5th December, not as in the Journal.
    Judges are Bob Hodges, Ron Baker, Steve Tappenden

    (Posted on 2015-09-08 22:45:00 by Barry)
  8. The AGM will be held at The Three Horse Shoes, Ketley, Telford.on Tuesday 31st March 2015 at 7.30 pm. New members always welcome please come and support the few loyal workers. Enquiries to Barry 01952 290098.

    (Posted on 2015-03-24 19:46:00 by Barry McGuire)
  9. Les Corfield
    It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Les Corfield a former active member of Border Counties B.F.C.C.
    The Club would like to extend their sympathies to his family and friends at this sad time.

    (Posted on 2015-03-02 21:42:00 by Tim)
  10. just like to thank everyone for helping at border counties today

    (Posted on 2014-11-29 20:50:00 by tim)
  11. Next General meeting will be on 23rd September 2014 7.30pm at The Three Horse Shoes, Ketley, Telford.
    Please note this new venue.
    All welcome, any questions please call Barry on 01952 290098

    (Posted on 2014-09-10 21:04:00 by Barry McGuire)
  12. AGM 10th March 2014.
    Officers Elected;
    President. J Beddows
    Chairman. B Martin
    Secretary/ treasurer B McGuire
    Show Secretary. T Ward
    Show Manager. B Martin
    Assist Show Manager C Watkins.
    Auditor. M Paddock
    Convention Delegates. J Beddows,B Martin

    (Posted on 2014-03-28 19:53:00 by Barry)
  13. Barry 02-03-14
    The 2014 A.G.M will be held at the Shakespeare Inn, High street, Bridgnorth on Monday 10th March . 8.00pm start.
    Enquiries to 01952 290098

    (Posted on 2014-03-02 19:26:00 by Barry McGuire)
  14. We will be trialling paper/cardboard show cage floor covering at this years Annual Show on 30th November 2013. These will be provided FREE OF CHARGE on receipt of your entries.

    (Posted on 2013-08-23 22:09:00 by Barry McGuire)
  15. ian southgate mark symonds and martin drew are judges for show

    (Posted on 2013-04-18 18:25:00 by tim)
  16. The AGM will be held on Monday 11th March at The Shakespeare Inn, Bridgnorth. 8pm start .All new members welcome

    (Posted on 2013-03-03 22:32:00 by Barry)
  17. The Border Counties B.F.C.C annual show will be held at The Mereside Community Centre, Shrewsbury SY2 6LH on Saturday 30th November. Judges this year are Martin Drewand Mark Simmons .

    (Posted on 2013-02-04 20:39:00 by Barry)

Cleveland Border FCC News

  1. next meeting is 18th october @ 7:30, final preperations for the show, entries have been coming in thick and fast so its going to be another fantastic show, everything in place, just a final run down so all helpers know exactley what they are doing, i would like to thank everyone that is involved with our club for all the input and advice they have offered for the show to be a big success, hope all exhibitors and visitors enjoy the experiance of our friendly well run club.

    (Posted on 2017-10-13 15:38:00 by mick)
  2. The next meeting of cleveland border & fife fancy canary club is on wednesday11th october...venue...ormesby club high st ormesby...7.30 pm....agenda...preparations for the forth coming show, duties etc etc... entries will be accepted on the night, dont forget a stamped address envelope for cage label returns, all welcome .

    (Posted on 2017-10-11 06:52:00 by Mick)
  3. Cleveland Schedule
    Cleveland BFFCC apologise for the print error on the front page of schedule, it reads closing date Wednesday 15 oct, when it should of read Wednesday 11th oct

    (Posted on 2017-09-14 07:50:00 by Mick Donovan)
  4. Update: Judges
    A.Pearce will be replacing B.Leech.

    (Posted on 2017-07-24 16:08:00 by mick don)
  5. Next meeting will held on 19th july at
    Little Ormsbey Social Club
    Middlesbrough
    Starting at 7.30pm
    everyone welcome

    (Posted on 2017-07-15 15:49:00 by mick donovan)
  6. clevelands next meeting will be on 17 may @ 7.45pm
    the venue
    little ormsbey social club
    ormsbey road
    m/bro
    all new comers welcome

    (Posted on 2017-05-09 15:00:00 by mick donovan)
  7. A.G.M. 2017
    Chairman: Mick Gorin Snr

    Secretary: Mick Donovan,
    46 ,Preen drive, Acklam. Middlesbrough, TS5 8AJ} (07799764051)
    madmfc@hotmail.com

    President: Bryan Watts

    Treasurer: Mick Donovan

    Show Coordinator: Mick Gorin Snr

    Show Manager (Borders):John Rance

    Show Manager (Fifes): Mick Gorin Jnr

    Trophy Steward: Gary Bishop

    B.C Delegates: Joh Rance & Ron Sillitoe

    (Posted on 2017-02-17 15:37:00 by Mick)
  8. i can confirm that the AGM will be held on Wednesday 15th feb at the little ormsbey social club, starting at approx 7:45pm, all welcome new and old

    (Posted on 2017-01-25 15:02:00 by mick don)
  9. The following people were elected at last nights AGM

    Sec Ron Sillitoe
    Chairman Ron sillitoe
    President Ron Sillitoe
    Treasurer Brian Watts
    Show Coordinater Mick Gorin Snr
    Show Manager (borders) Mick Donovan
    Show Manager (fifes) Mick Gorin Jnr
    Media Mick Donovan & Mick Gorin Jnr

    Border Convention Delegates
    John Rance&Ron Sillitoe

    The judges for this years show are
    B Chandler
    J Aichison
    P MacLachlan

    (Posted on 2016-02-18 18:48:00 by Mick)
  10. the next meeting will take place in the
    wellington public house
    eston, on 20th may @7:30pm.
    main topic problems during breeding season,

    all members and new comers looking for advice or just general chit chat are welcome.

    (Posted on 2015-05-06 19:49:00 by mick)
  11. The following people were elected at CBFFCC

    President: Mr. J.Nicholson
    Chairman: Mr. R.Sillitoe
    Secretary: Mr. R.Sillitoe
    Overall Show Manager: Mr. M.Gorin Snr
    Border Show Manager: Mr. M.Donovan
    Fife Show Manager: Mr. B.Anthill
    Treasurer: Mr. B. Watts
    Trophy Steward: Mr.J.South

    Catering: Mrs. Gorin & Mrs. South

    (Posted on 2015-02-24 12:10:00 by Mick)
  12. the AGM of CBFCC will take place on the 18th february, all members and newcomers welcome

    (Posted on 2015-01-22 20:23:00 by mick)
  13. Due to the closure of the crown public house, CBFCC will be holding there monthy meetings at the wellington public house, eston, until further notice,
    next meeting is 21 jan at 7:30pm
    all new members welcome to join the up and coming CBFCC.

    (Posted on 2015-01-15 20:01:00 by mick)
  14. It is with great sadness that Cleveland Border and Fife Fancy Canary Club announce the death of Eric Braithwaite Snr.
    Eric was a founder member of the Club back in the seventies, and was a well respected exhibitor and judge
    He leaned more towards the dark birds winning best dark at the Scottish National amongst many other show wins up and down the country.
    Our condolences go to Eric Jnr., Paul Hillary and families

    (Posted on 2014-08-25 08:41:00 by Ron)
  15. Cleveland B.F.C.C.
    The A.G.M.
    will be held on
    12th February 2014 at
    The Crown
    High Street
    Brotton.
    7:30 pm

    (Posted on 2014-01-23 22:23:00 by Mick)
  16. The following people were elected for Cleveland BFCC
    President- Jack Nicholson
    Chairman - B A Watts
    Patronag & Secretary - R Sillitoe
    Overall Show Manager - M Gorin snr
    Border Show Manager - C Britton
    Fife Show Manager - G Curry
    Trophy Steward - J South
    Media Rep - M Donovan
    Catering - Mrs South, Mrs Gorin

    (Posted on 2013-03-14 12:19:00 by mick)
  17. The AGM of Cleveland BFCC will be held on 13th March at the Crown Public House
    High Street Brotton. 7:30 start
    Current and new members are very welcome

    (Posted on 2013-02-25 22:48:00 by Mick)

Doncaster Border FCC News

  1. Meeting Dates 2017

    March 9th
    Border Convention Agenda
    May 11th
    Border Convention Report
    September 14th
    Show Business
    November 9th
    Show Report
    February 8th 2018
    Annual General Meeting

    (Posted on 2017-03-03 14:07:00 by John)
  2. Doncaster Committee

    President Ken Howsam
    Secretary John Balme
    Treasurer Tony Moody
    Vice Chairman Pete Hook
    Show Manager K. Howsam
    Committee
    K.& K Howsam
    M. Thompson
    P. Rook
    C. Egner
    N. Leader
    P. England

    (Posted on 2017-03-03 14:05:00 by John)
  3. A big thanks to all at Doncaster Border for making Paul England and myself welcome .Now both commitee members we look forward to supporting Doncaster Border and hopefully promoting the club and the fancy for a good few years .
    Any new faces would be made very welcome on the 9th March

    (Posted on 2017-03-02 21:15:00 by Nige Leader)
  4. Meeting Dates 2017
    March 9th
    Border Convention Agenda
    May 11th
    Border Convention Report
    September 14th
    Show Business
    November 9th
    Show Report
    February 8th 2018
    Annual General Meeting

    (Posted on 2017-02-10 12:08:00 by John)
  5. Doncaster BFCC
    Annual General Meeting Thursday 9th February 2017 @ 7.30 pm
    Hyde Park Working Men’s Club
    Doncaster
    DN4 5AD
    Everyone Welcome
    Mr J. Balme 286 Sandringham Road, Intake, Doncaster,
    Tel. 01302 320866

    (Posted on 2017-01-24 09:46:00 by Colin)
  6. Meeting Dates 2016
    March 10th
    Border Convention Agenda
    May 12th
    Border Convention Report
    September 8th
    Show Business
    November 10th
    Show Report
    February 9th 2017
    Annual General Meeting

    (Posted on 2016-03-14 07:27:00 by John)
  7. A.G.M. Report
    President T. Mooney
    Chairman M.Thompson
    Secretary J.Balme
    Treasurer T. Mooney
    Show Manager K. Howsam
    Committee C.Egner, P.Lucke, A.Wilson

    (Posted on 2016-03-07 14:03:00 by John)
  8. Doncaster BFCC
    Annual General Meeting Thursday 11th February 2015 @ 7.30 pm
    Hyde Park Working Men’s Club
    Doncaster
    DN4 5AD
    Everyone Welcome
    Mr J. Balme 286 Sandringham Road, Intake, Doncaster,
    Tel. 01302 320866

    (Posted on 2016-01-05 16:43:00 by John)
  9. Season Greetings

    Season Greetings to all our members.
    Thank you for your support through out the year.

    (Posted on 2015-12-25 10:21:00 by John)
  10. Doncaster BFCC

    Annual General Meeting
    Thursday 12th February 2015
    Hyde Park Working Men’s Club
    Doncaster
    DN4 5AD
    Everyone Welcome
    Mr J. Balme 286 Sandringham Road, Intake, Doncaster,

    (Posted on 2015-01-05 08:20:00 by John)
  11. Meeting Dates
    Hyde Park
    Working Men’s Club
    Doncaster
    DN4 5AD
    At 7.30pm
    May 8th Report on Convention AGM
    Aug 14th Raffle
    Sept 11th Show Business
    Nov. 13th Show Report
    Dec. 11th Christmas Raffle
    Everyone Welcome
    Mr J. Balme 286 Sandringham Road, Intake, Doncaster,
    S. Yorkshire DN2 5JQ
    Tel: 01302 320866

    (Posted on 2014-04-14 12:12:00 by John)

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