Club News E - M

East Of England BFCC

  1. At the recently held A.G.M the President John Laws thanked the committee for all their hard work over the year and a special thanks to Dave Horrex’s family for their work in the canteen on the day of the show.
    The Chairman Dave Horrex thanked members for attending the AGM and for their support through 2016 He also thanked Andrew Triolo for arranging the transporting of the staging, He also thought that more help was needed on the Friday evening. But thanked all those who stopped behind after the show to clear the staging etc. many thanks went to Brenda Kettle for arranging so much sponsorship.
    Secretary Brenda Kettle thanked the committee for all their help, she also thanked James Weaire and Chris Wilding junior for compiling the schedule and catalogue.
    Treasurer Dawn Wilding said although the club made a small loss on the year she thought the club was in a sound financial position.
    Show manager Paul Keeble gave a vote of thanks to Dave Horrex for all his work through the year for arranging the show and venue etc.
    This years show will be held on Saturday 28 th October 2017 at The Chelmer Valley High School, Court Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford CM1 7ER.
    President: John Laws
    Chairman: Dave Horrex Tel. 01245 441120
    Vice Chairman: Paul Keeble
    General Secretary Brenda kettle 01268 543334
    Treasurer: Dawn Wilding 01376 514370
    Show Secretary: Bob Limbrick Tel. 01245 258005
    Publicity: Dave Horrex
    Show Managers: Paul Keeble & Dave Horrex
    Patronage Secretary:for borders paul Keeble 01284 810449
    Patronage Secretary; for Fifes. Chris Wilding 01376 514370
    Committee: Mark Symond, Chris Wilding, James Weaire, , Phil Reed, Steve Bloss, Ronnie Coe. Andrew triolo
    In any other business it was decided with ever increasing costs to run the show to increase the entry fee from 75p to £1.00 per cage. Over 16 entries would be free.
    Subscriptions are now due at £5 per person and should be sent to: Dawn Wilding 5 Oliver Place, Witham, Essex CM8 2UD. Tel: 01376 514370.

    (Posted on 2017-02-11 17:14:00 by Aave)
  2. Dave Horrex Publicity Secretary 01245 441120

    At the recently held AGM the President John Laws thanked the committee for all their hard work over the year and a special thanks to Dave Horrex’s family for their work in the canteen on the day of the show.
    The Chairman Dave Horrex thanked members for attending the AGM and their support through 2015 and a special thanks to Brenda Kettle for her first full year as secretary. He thought the show was a great success with a slight increase in the border section , and the fife section increasing every year with over 400 birds entered this year . .
    Secretary Brenda Kettle in her first year as secretary thanked the committee for all their help , she also thanked James Weaire and Chis Wilding jnr for compiling the schedule and catalogue .
    Treasurer Dawn Wilding said although the club made a small loss on the year she thought this should be addressed
    This years show will be held on Saturday 22 th October 2016 at Chelmer Valley High School, Court Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford CM1 7ER.
    President: John Laws
    Chairman: Dave Horrex Tel. 01245 441120
    Vice Chairman: Paul Keeble
    General Secretary BrendaKettle 01268 543334
    Treasurer: Dawn Wilding 01376 514370
    Show Secretary: Bob Limbrick Tel. 01245 258005
    Publicity: Dave Horrex
    Show Managers: Paul Keeble & Dave Horrex
    Patronage Secretary:for borders Paul Keeble 01284 810449
    Patronage Secretary; for Fifes. Chris Wilding 01376 514370
    Committee: Mark Symond, Chris Wilding, James Weaire, , Phil Reed, Steve Bloss, Ronnie Coe. Andrew Triolo
    In any other business it was decided with ever increasing costs to run the show to increase the entry fee from 75p to £1.00 per cage. Over 16 entries would be free.
    Subscriptions are now due at £5 per person and should be sent to: Dawn Wilding 5 Oliver Place, Witham, Essex CM8 2UD. Tel: 01376 514370.

    (Posted on 2016-04-20 06:23:00 by Dave)
  3. BARRY ANDREWS

    It is with a sense of loss and great sadness the East of England Border and Fife Club has learned of the death of Barry Andrews of Ipswich.

    (Posted on 2016-01-11 16:38:00 by Dave)
  4. Reminder
    AGM - SUNDAY 15th FEBRUARY 10.15
    At: 179B Shrub End Road
    Colchester, CO3 4RG
    Details From -Andrew 07740 039138

    (Posted on 2015-02-08 16:53:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  5. Patronage Reminder
    Please note that we will be sending our our rosettes early September - these can awarded as clubs wish, we do not need any replies as to winners, or our club details on your schedule just a note that we offer a "Exchange Rosette Arrangement"

    Thanks Andrew

    (Posted on 2014-08-25 14:14:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  6. Show Date 2014 = 25th October 2014
    Show Date 2015 = 24th October 2014

    (Posted on 2014-04-12 17:07:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  7. AGM 16.3.14
    All officers re-elected for the year, President John Laws gave thanks to all those involved in the Open Show, with the Kitchen Team getting a special mention.

    Yet again the club has made a working profit on the year, enabling the further invest in the Open Show this year,.

    (Posted on 2014-03-16 16:04:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  8. Judges for 2014 Open Show
    Richie Edwards & Lyn Rowlands

    (Posted on 2014-01-31 13:08:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  9. WIth the news that our hall had only been provisionally book by a third party for our traditonal show date, the committee held a quick meeting and agreed to get get the old date booked if still available, I am pleased to confirm that the normal show date has been booked for the next five years, as from 2014.

    (Posted on 2013-11-25 20:13:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  10. Meeting 12th May
    Details for Open Show confirmed
    All Patronage agreed, being posted out May.

    Change of Date for Open Show to Sunday 10th November.

    Judges I.Austin, A.Grocott, J.Pearson Informal drinks and dinner on the Saturday evening at the Premier Inn, Chelmsford - further details to follow.

    (Posted on 2013-05-12 20:12:00 by Andrew Triolo)
  11. 2013 AGM
    Officers re-elected en bloc
    President - John Laws
    Chairman - Dave Horrex
    Vice - Paul Keeble
    Treasurer - Dawn Wilding
    Gen Secreatary - Andrew Triolo
    Patronage will be closed after 2013, this year will be the last year, 2014 onwards a Rosette exchange, and Rosettes only will also be sent out to support local CBS and other clubs.

    (Posted on 2013-03-18 19:48:00 by Andrew Triolo)

Fauldhouse BFCC

  1. Jim Aitchison would like to pay tribute to his very good friend Bill Tracey. Jim has known Bill for over 30 years and from 2004 to 2012 they were in a very successful partnership showing their birds all over Scotland and England with a lot of best in show awards. Bill and Jim judged 2 Internationals together, the Scottish BFCC show held at Fauldhouse and the English BBFCC show held at Fleetwood. Sincere condolances go to Fiona and family on their loss

    (Posted on 2015-03-02 10:20:00 by Malcolm)
  2. Faulhouse is a Fife and Border Club.
    For Border Contact of anyone in the area who is interested the two main men are Secretary John Grant who lives at Broxburn West Lothian and is contactable on 01506 854051 or the President Jim Aitchison who lives in Fauldhouse tel 01501 771886
    More details with regards to the annual show as soon as they are sorted.

    (Posted on 2013-01-21 01:03:00 by Malcolm)

East Antrim BFCC

  1. The following officers were elected at our AGM on Saturday 11th March 2017
    Chairman G.Qua
    Vice Chairman R.Kinkaid
    Secretary W.Beggs
    174 Ballycorr Road
    Ballyclare
    Co.Antrim BT399DF
    Tel. 02893342100
    Treasurer W.Beggs
    Show Manager C.McBurney
    Ass. Show Manager G.Qua
    Auditors C.McBurney & J.Harvey

    Show Date Saturday 6th January 2018
    Venue Ballyclare Orange Hall
    Rashee Road Ballyclare
    Judge Ken Guildea

    (Posted on 2017-03-22 19:56:00 by Wilson)
  2. The following officers were elected at our AGM on Saturday 30th January

    Chairman G.Qua
    Vice Chairman R.Kinkaid
    Secretary/ Treasurer W.Beggs
    Show Manager C.McBurney
    Ass Show Manager G.Qua
    Auditors C.McBurney & J.Harvey

    Show date Saturday 7th Jan 2017
    Judge N.Nolan

    (Posted on 2016-02-04 22:11:00 by Wilson)
  3. Mr.Wilson Beggs
    174 Ballycorr Road
    Ballyclare
    Co.Antrim
    N.Ireland BT399DF
    Phone number remains same 028 93342100
    This is it no more moves !
    Show Date Saturday 3rd January 2015
    Venue Ballyclare Orange Hall Rashee Road Ballyclare BT399HJ
    Judge Mr.J.Aitcheson

    (Posted on 2014-05-19 21:16:00 by Colin)
  4. East Antrim BFCC Show Results

    Best Border in Show. D Somerville.
    Best Champion D Somerville.
    2nd Best ch T & J Furley
    3rd best ch D Somerville
    4th best ch P Mckeefry
    5th best ch D Somerville
    6th best ch J Harvey
    7th best ch D Somerville.
    best ch clear P Mckeefry
    best ch varigated T&J Furley
    best ch tpd D Somerville
    best ch green N Courtenay.
    best ch cinnamon D Somerville.
    Best ch white D Somerville.
    Best Novice P Neill.
    2nd best nov J Bingham
    3rd best nov W Mcfetridge
    4th best nov C&R Vage
    5th best nov W Mcfetridge
    6th best nov M Mchugh
    7th best nov I Ellis.
    best nov clear P Neill
    best nov varigated P Neill
    best nov tpd M Mchugh
    best nov green I Ellis
    best nov white C & R Vage
    Entry 187
    judge Laim Kennedy Dublin.

    (Posted on 2013-01-06 17:21:00 by Colin)

Irish BFCC

  1. IBFCC AGM was held tonight
    13th February 2017
    Many thanks to all that attended and to those that took up positions for the year ahead.
    President Tony Finn
    Chairman John Furley
    Vice-chairman Luke Walsh
    Secratery Enda Mullally
    Assistant Secretary Brendan Walsh
    Treasurer Brendan Walsh
    Show Manager Tom O'Keeffe
    Ass. Show Manager Luke Walsh
    Chief Stewards John Furley,
    Luke Walsh
    Ken Guildea
    Show Secretary Philip John Brady
    Ass. Show Secretary Kevin Furlong
    Auction Manager Brendan Walsh
    P,R,O Officers John Furley
    Philip john Brady
    Luke Walsh
    New Life Member Liam Kennedy
    Cup Stewards Tony Caldwell
    Tommy Cully
    Ring Steward Tony Caldwell
    Auditors Cyril Guildea and Tony Finn.

    (Posted on 2017-02-14 09:06:00 by Phiillip)
  2. The IBFCC AGM will be held on 13th February at 8.00 pm in Nealons Bar Capel St all members welcome.

    (Posted on 2017-01-25 08:07:00 by John)
  3. IBFCC Young Stock Show 2016
    Best border in show Cyril Guildea, best champion border Cyril Guildea, 2nd best champion border John Furley and 3rd best champion Cyril Guildea.
    Best novice Joe & Luke Walsh, 2nd best novice Joe & Luke Walsh and 3rd best novice Sean Smyth.

    (Posted on 2016-09-19 15:54:00 by Philip)
  4. Next Meeting Monday 14th March in Nealons Bar 8.30 all welcome

    (Posted on 2016-03-11 22:35:00 by John Furley)
  5. Very well attended and productive AGM held tonight the following are the officers elected.
    President. T. Finn
    Chairman. J. Furley
    Vice Chairman. L. Walsh
    Secretary. E. Mullally
    Ass. Secretary. B. Walsh
    Treasurer. B. Walsh
    Show Manager. T. O'Keeffe
    Ass. Show Manager. L. Walsh
    Chief Stewards. J. Furley
    J. Walsh
    K. Guildea
    Show Secretary. P. Brady
    Ass Show Secretary. K. Furlong
    Auction Manager. B. Walsh
    Newsletter Editor. E. Mullally
    P.R.O. J. Furley
    L. Walsh
    P. Brady
    Cup Stewards. T. Caldwell
    T. Cully
    Transport Officer. M. Flynn
    J. Furley
    Ring Steward. T. Caldwell

    (Posted on 2016-02-16 09:59:00 by John Furley)
  6. AGM will be held on Monday 15th Feb in Nealons Bar at 8.00 pm all welcome

    (Posted on 2016-02-06 22:08:00 by John Furley)
  7. Nexr meeting Monday 7th Dec in Nealons Bar Capel Street at 8.30.

    (Posted on 2015-12-01 10:51:00 by John Furley)
  8. Next meeting Monday 23rd March in Nealons Bar 8.30. Talk by T. Finn and M. Flynn.

    (Posted on 2015-03-19 21:23:00 by John Furley)
  9. Next Meeting Monday 2nd March in Nealons Bar Capel Street 8.30. All welcome.

    (Posted on 2015-02-23 13:58:00 by John Furley)
  10. Next meeting is on Monday 2th Feb in Nealons Bar Capel Street 8.30. AGM takes place on Sunday 8th Feb at 2.00 pm same venue.

    (Posted on 2015-01-21 17:49:00 by John Furley)
  11. Great show held on Saturday.310 birds entered so we broke the 300 barrier we needed.Big thanks to all the members who supported the show.Special thank you to the guys from Wales who made the trip over in terrible weather.Congratulations to Linden Evans who took Best Border and Phillip Neal who took Best Novice.We had visitors from all over Ireland,Wales and even Italy.There was the usual great atmosphere at the show.Many thanks to our judges Ron Sillitoe and Mick Jurik.Hopefully we will see more people at this show next Janurary

    (Posted on 2015-01-12 19:30:00 by John Furley)
  12. Next meeting Monday 5th Jan Nealons Bar 8.30

    (Posted on 2014-12-28 14:19:00 by John Furley)
  13. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all members and friends.

    (Posted on 2014-12-24 18:34:00 by John Furley)
  14. Anyone showing at the Northern Ireland Border birds will be picked up at the Coachmans on Friday 12th Dec at 8.00 pm.

    (Posted on 2014-12-11 17:18:00 by John Furley)
  15. Schedule for our Annual Jan Show is available to download on yhis site.

    (Posted on 2014-11-27 19:47:00 by John Furley)
  16. Next Meeting Monday 1st Dec. Nealons Bar 8.30. Preparation for Jan Show. Van to Mid Ulster and Northern Ireland Border and talk from John Furley

    (Posted on 2014-11-24 20:09:00 by John Furley)
  17. Next meeting Monday 10th November in Nealons of Capel Street.

    (Posted on 2014-11-03 14:49:00 by John Furley)
  18. 547 Birds entered or our show this weekend. Should be a good show. Dont forget Linda Hogan is giving a talk on Sunday morning at 10.30 all welcome.

    (Posted on 2014-10-15 20:44:00 by John Furley)
  19. Next Meeting Monday 29th Sept. Nealons Bar 8.30. Preparations for Oct show and talk by C. Hackett all welcome

    (Posted on 2014-09-25 18:00:00 by John Furley)
  20. Good Young Stock Show held on Sunday. Results as follows:
    Best Border:. P. Neal

    Best Champion: J. Furley
    2nd Best Champion: T. O'Keeffe
    3rd Best Champion: J. Furley

    Best Novice: P. Neal
    2nd Best Novice. P. Neal
    3rd Best Novice. P. Neal

    (Posted on 2014-09-16 20:51:00 by John Furley)
  21. Young Stock Show Sunday 14th Sept. St. Colmcille's GAA Club. Check in from 11 o'clock judging to start at 12. Judges G. Qua and C. McBurney.

    (Posted on 2014-09-09 11:29:00 by John Furley)
  22. Next meeting Monday 1st September at 8.30 in Nealons Bar. Talk by Cyril Hackett.

    (Posted on 2014-08-27 15:03:00 by John Furley)
  23. Next Meeting will be held on Minday 18th Aug. Venue Nealons Bar at 8.30. talk by Tommy Cully/ Tom O'Keeffe.

    (Posted on 2014-08-12 18:41:00 by John Furley)
  24. Very good meeting held in Wexford yesterday. 21 in attendance which was excellent when you consider all the sporting events which took place yesterday. We had a good talk on the breeding season. Season was mixed some guys doing very well and others not so well. Many thanks to Wexford Border Club for hosting this meeting in their new show hall, which is really good,great parking and great natural light. Hope everyone supports their show now they are in a great venue.

    (Posted on 2014-07-21 21:06:00 by John Furley)
  25. IBFCC will hold its annual "Country Meeting" in Wexford on Sunday 20th July.Venue is Wexford's new show venue,North End Utd Football Club,Belvedere Road,Wexford Town.Meeting starts at 2 o'clock looking forward to a good turnout.

    (Posted on 2014-07-15 21:32:00 by John Furley)
  26. Next Meeting will take place on MONDAY 7th July at 8.30 in Nealons Pub whick is opposite the Workingmans Club.

    (Posted on 2014-07-02 17:49:00 by John Furley)
  27. Next meeting Friday 9th May in City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30.Talk on Borders by Cyril Guildea.

    (Posted on 2014-05-04 17:51:00 by John Furley)
  28. Next meeting will be held on Friday 4th April in the City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30. On the agenda, Selection of judges for Jan show and a talk on pairing up birds from Tom O'Keeffe and Tony Caldwell

    (Posted on 2014-03-28 23:07:00 by John Furley)
  29. Thats 14th March.

    (Posted on 2014-03-07 16:20:00 by John Furley)
  30. Tonights meeting is cancelled due to a problem with the Workingmans Club and will now take place Friday 14th Feb.

    (Posted on 2014-03-07 16:19:00 by John Furley)
  31. Next meeting Friday 7th March. Discussion on our auction and preparation of programme for 2014/15. City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30.

    (Posted on 2014-02-27 21:20:00 by John Furley)
  32. Very successful auction held last Sunday. Well done to everyone who helped out and a big thank you to those people who donated birds,cash and raffle prizes.

    (Posted on 2014-02-18 19:47:00 by John Furley)
  33. Annual Auction takes place this Sunday 16th Feb in St Colmcilles GAA Club,Swords.Viewing at 2 o'clock auction starts at 3 o'clock.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2014-02-12 23:46:00 by John Furley)
  34. Very productive and proactive AGM held today.The following are the people elected.
    President : J.Patterson
    Chairman: John Furley
    Vice-Chairman : Cyril Guildea
    Secretary : Brendan Walsh
    Treasurer : John Furley
    Show Manager : Tom O'Keeffe
    Asst.Show Manager : Cyril Guildea
    Chief Stewards : Cyril Hackett
    Joe Walsh
    Luke Walsh
    Show Secretary : Joe Power
    Asst.Show Secretary: Tom Cully
    Ring Steward : Tony Caldwell

    (Posted on 2014-02-09 21:16:00 by John Furley)
  35. Reminder: AGM Sunday 9th Febuary. Dublin Workingmans Club. Little Strand St,off Capel St. 2.30. All welcome. Meeting on Friday 7th same venue at 8.30

    (Posted on 2014-02-05 19:17:00 by John Furley)
  36. Exhibitor of the year:
    Champion: T&J. Furley.
    Novice: J&L. Walsh.

    (Posted on 2014-01-26 18:35:00 by John)
  37. A great way to end the show season many thanks to all those who showed especilly the group from Wales. Hopefully we see them all next year at one of our shows.There was a great atmophere in the hall as is usual at an IBFCC show. Congratulations to all the winners,there was some great birds on show.I think a few Irish lads willing to show at the Welsh Border would help encourage more people to show at our show. Next meeting is on Friday 7th February. Preparation for AGM/Motions etc.

    (Posted on 2014-01-13 19:08:00 by John)
  38. Total of 332 birds entered for this Saturday's show.Fantastic entry for this time of the year,well done to those who made the effort.We can look forward th a great day on Saturday.

    (Posted on 2014-01-07 19:46:00 by John Furley)
  39. Reminder Entries close for Jan Show on Monday 6th.An entry of around 300 is needed to make this show a success,a lot of members voted for the return of this show so here is your chance to show your support.Next meeting takes place this Friday 3rd Jan at 8.30 at the City of Dublin Workingmans.

    (Posted on 2014-01-01 19:52:00 by John)
  40. The Committee of the IBFCC wishes all members and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

    (Posted on 2013-12-22 21:01:00 by John)
  41. Reminder: Entry for Northern Ireland Border closes Sat 7th Dec.Van will pick up birds at the coachmans on Fri 13th at 7 pm. Next IBFCC meeting is on this Friday 6th at 8.30.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-12-03 17:19:00 by John)
  42. Reminder: Entry for Northern Ireland Border closes Sat 7th Dec.Van will pick up birds at the coachmans on Fri 13th at 7 pm. Next IBFCC meeting is on this Friday 6th at 8.30.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-12-03 17:19:00 by John)
  43. Next up its The Mid-Ulster on the 7th Dec.Van will pick birds up from the Coachmans at 7am.For further details contact Cyril on 0861915489.Schedules for the Jan Show will be out over the next couple of weeks.

    (Posted on 2013-11-25 19:28:00 by John)
  44. Congratulations to Stephen Kinghorn on taking Best Novice at the British Border International Show in Fleetwood a fantastic win.Well done to the five champions and two novices who took the trouble to show their birds.Great weekend had by all who made the trip.

    (Posted on 2013-11-18 19:29:00 by John)
  45. Reminder : Entry closes for Wexford Border Tuesday 19th November.If you have not entered your birds there is still plenty of time.

    (Posted on 2013-11-12 15:10:00 by John)
  46. Next meeting Friday 1st November Discussion and comments on our annual show.Open talk onbirds with borderline classifications e.g.ticked,variegated,lightly var,heavy var etc.Meeting starts 8.30 in the city of Dublin Worhingmans Club.

    (Posted on 2013-10-29 19:29:00 by John)
  47. Important Announcement
    Due to a double booking and entirely the fault of St.Colmcille's GAA Club this years show will be a ONE DAY SHOW on Sat.19th Oct.Birds to checked in on Fri from 6.00 pm and on Sat morning from 8.00 am until 8.30am.Judging will start at 9.00 am sharp.The club apologises for any inconvenience this may cause,but it is out of our control.

    (Posted on 2013-10-08 20:03:00 by John)
  48. Next meeting Friday 4th October in City of Dublin Workingmans Clubat 8.30 On the agenda Show preparation & taking entries.Discussion on Fleetwood trip.Vans to shows for 2013.All welcome.Young Stock Show Photos and result now on IBFCC web site.

    (Posted on 2013-09-29 20:40:00 by John)
  49. Young Stock Show Result
    Best Border------------- T&J.Furley
    Best Champion---------T&J.Furley
    2nd Best Champion--Paddy Gibbs
    3rd Best Champion-----T&J.Furley
    Best Novice----------Sean Smyth
    2nd Best Novice---J&L.Walsh
    3rd Best Novice---John Proctor
    There was 114 birds on show and it all went very well.Good entry considering a lot of birds not ready yet.

    (Posted on 2013-09-15 18:25:00 by John Furley)
  50. Young Stock Show takes place this Sunday 15th September at St.Colmcille's GAA Club,off Balheary Road,Swords at 11 am.Judges are Robert Bennett and Jackie Patterson.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-09-11 19:37:00 by John Furley)
  51. Next meeting Friday 6th September 8.30.Preparation for Young Stock Show,Discussion on problems in the breeding season and preliminery talk on the January Show.Meetings held in the City of Dublin Workingmans Club,all welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-08-30 14:48:00 by John)
  52. Next meeting this Friday 9th August.Nest feather show-Judge Tony Caldwell.Taking care of bird keeping equipment By John Bolger.Venue is City of Dublin Workingmans Club.Time 8.30 all welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-08-07 15:28:00 by John Furley)
  53. Sorry the meeting below takes place on Sunday 21 July at 2.30

    (Posted on 2013-07-14 20:38:00 by john)
  54. Next meeting will be our Annual Country Meeting this year to be held in Newry.Meeting takes place in Mourne Country Hotel,Newry,Northern Ireland at 2.30.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-07-14 20:36:00 by John)
  55. Next meeting takes place on July 5th in City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30 Genetics & Line breeding in Borders this will be an open talk.
    Show Judges Confirmed
    Young Stock Show Jackie Patterson and Robert Bennett
    January Show 2014 Daniels and Speight

    (Posted on 2013-06-30 18:36:00 by John Furley)
  56. Next meeting on Friday 7th June in The City of Dublin Workingmans Club.Talk on colour and feather from John Furley.Also prize list for Oct Show to be discussed.All welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-06-04 19:12:00 by John Furley)
  57. Next meeting on Friday 3rd May in The City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30 Talk on the Fight against Mite by Cyrill Guildea all welcome

    (Posted on 2013-04-30 20:08:00 by John Furley)
  58. Next meeting will be held on Friday 5th April in the City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30 pm.On the agenda the judges for the Young Stock Show,the Jan Show 2014,the Oct Show 2014 will be selected.If you are interested in who is judging your Shows why not come along.Also on the agenda will be talk on "The Modern Border" from Tom O'Keeffe.New members always welcome.

    (Posted on 2013-03-16 21:08:00 by John Furley)
  59. march 1st Dublins workingmens club,little strand street [off caple street],dublin,8.30pm.preparation of programme for 2013 . enquiries : oo35318416386/ 8416386

    (Posted on 2013-02-25 19:18:00 by cyril guildea)
  60. Very productive AGM held last Sunday.There were 28 members present which was fairly good considering the really heavy rain and of course the fact we had Ireland take on England which we will say no more about dreadfull.The committee for the coming year is as follows.
    President Jackie Patterson
    Chairman Tony Finn
    Vice Chairman C.Guildea
    Secretary E.Mullally
    Treasurer B.Walsh
    Show Manager T.O'Keeffe
    Asst Show Manager J.Furley
    Show Secretary K.Furlong
    Asst Show Secretary L.Walsh
    Because of its great success the Jan Show will be held again this season.

    (Posted on 2013-02-12 21:39:00 by John Furley)
  61. irishb.f.c.c auction sunday17th feb in colmcilles gaa club off balhearyroad swords viewing at 2pm auction 3pm all welcome other variety also available , maybe a last chance to pick up a bargain

    (Posted on 2013-02-10 19:48:00 by cyril guildea)
  62. Reminder
    Irish Border AGM will be held this Sunday 10th Feb in City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 2.30

    (Posted on 2013-02-06 14:24:00 by Colin)
  63. Irish Border Exhibitor of the year results for 2012
    Champion
    1st T&J Furley 135pts
    2nd T.O'Keeffe 124pts
    3rd C.Guildea 107pts
    Novice
    1st J&L. Walsh 79pts
    2nd J.Proctor 77pts
    3rd S.Kinghorn 53pts

    Well done to all of the above for supporting so many shows both in Ireland and the UK.

    (Posted on 2013-02-03 18:32:00 by John Furley)
  64. Next meeting is on Friday 1st February in the City of Dublin Workingmans Club at 8.30.
    AGM will be held on Sunday 10th February at 2.30 in the City of Dublin Workingmans Club its your AGM please support it.
    Our Annual Auction takes place on the 17th February in St.Colmcilles GAA Club at 3pm.

    (Posted on 2013-01-23 22:39:00 by John Furley)
  65. We have received 300 entries for this weekends Show

    (Posted on 2013-01-09 14:31:00 by John Furley)
  66. Reminder : Closing date for Irish All Border Jan Show is next Friday the 4th Jan.There is a club meeting on the same night so people can bring along their entry.There will be a pairs show on same night the 4th in the Workingmen Club 8.30 all welcome.Happy New Year to all our members and friends

    (Posted on 2012-12-30 19:11:00 by John Furley)

I.B.B.A.

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

    (Posted on 2015-12-23 10:29:00 by Colin)
  2. I.B.B.A National Show.

    The I.B.B.A will be presenting a trophy for Best Canary at the National Show.
    The I.B.B.A. will also be awarding trophies to the top 7 Champion and the top 7 Novice Borders at this year’s show, plus many cash prizes.

    (Posted on 2015-07-21 09:52:00 by Colin)
  3. Annual General Meeting
    Sunday 8th March 2015 at 11.00am
    The Old Vicarage, Sea Dyke Way,
    Marsh Chapel
    DN36 5SX
    Tel 01472 388976
    Everyone Welcome

    (Posted on 2015-02-24 13:20:00 by Colin)
  4. The following members were elected at the AGM
    President V. Cherubini
    Chairman C. Egner
    Vice Chairman A. Speight
    Secretary/Treasurer/ Patronage M. Barnett
    Auditors S. Daniels & A. Speight
    Show Manager B. Martin
    B.C. Delegates C. Egner M. Barnett
    All correspondence should be sent to The Old Vicarage, Sea Dyke Way, Marshchapel Lincolnshire DN36 5SX. Tel 01472 388976
    Subscriptions £4 Single & £8 Partnership.
    The Auditors were pleased to report the Clubs return to profit.
    The Secretary reported an increase in Membership and was delighted with the increased show entry having moved the venue to the New National.

    (Posted on 2014-03-31 20:11:00 by Colin)
  5. Annual General Meeting
    Sunday 23rd February 2014 at 11.00am
    The Old Vicarage, Sea Dyke Way,
    Marsh Chapel
    DN36 5SX
    Everyone Welcome

    (Posted on 2014-01-30 19:36:00 by Malcolm)
  6. Merry Christmas
    And a Happy New Year
    To Border Breeders Everywhere

    (Posted on 2013-12-21 12:34:00 by Colin)
  7. IBBA NATIONAL SHOW
    The IBBA Committee would like to thank all it's members exhibitors and visitors for making the show a great success.
    Congratulations to Gordon Holt , Best Novice and Malcom Barnett Best Champion.
    Hope to see you all next year .

    (Posted on 2013-10-17 08:34:00 by Colin)
  8. IBBA NATIONAL BOOKING IN

    The booking in times for the Show are :-
    Saturday 5.00pm - 7.00pm
    Sunday 7.00am - 8.30am

    (Posted on 2013-10-10 11:01:00 by Malcolm)
  9. IBBA New National Closing Date

    The closing date for entries for the NEW NATIONAL is Monday 7th Oct
    10.00pm.
    A representative of the IBBA will be at
    North Staffs. Show to collect Entries,

    (Posted on 2013-10-03 08:37:00 by Malcolm)
  10. I.B.B.A National Show

    As a result of the recent E. G M the
    I. B.B.A wishes to announce their 2013 Show will be held at the Stafford Showground in conjunction with the New National on
    October 13th 2013.
    The Club feels this venue will be of benefit to both the Club and the Border Fancy , to highlight "The Border"at a major All Variety Show.
    Judges Engaged are John Pearson and Eddie Siviter.
    Over £200 in prize money will be awarded

    (Posted on 2013-04-05 22:29:00 by Malcolm)
  11. E.G.M
    Sunday 17th March 2013
    The Old Vicarage, Sea Dyke Way,
    Marsh Chapel DN36 5SX
    "The Way Forward"

    (Posted on 2013-03-07 20:24:00 by Malcolm)
  12. Malcolm
    Congrats on your appointment as Secretary
    All the best in the job

    Ian Anderson Past Secretary

    (Posted on 2013-03-06 19:21:00 by Ian Anderson)
  13. The following members were elected at today's AGM
    President J.T.Morton
    Chairman J.Noonan
    Secretary/Treasurer M.Barnett
    All Future corresponace should be sent to The Old Vicarage, Sea Dyke Way, Marshchapel Lincolnshire DN36 5SX. Tel 01472 388976
    Subscriptions £4 Single & £8 Partnership.

    (Posted on 2013-03-03 19:48:00 by Wayne Morton)
  14. amendment the A.G.M will be held Sunday 3rd March

    (Posted on 2013-02-20 19:08:00 by wayne Morton)
  15. A.G.M will be held Sunday 2nd March at the Northampton & District Scout & Community Centre Fernie Fields Mouton Lane South Moulton Northampton 10:30am Secreatary/Treasure required. Members please attend for the future of the club. Further information from Wayne Morton 01604 820280

    (Posted on 2013-02-14 19:41:00 by wayne Morton)
  16. A Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year to All our members and exhibitors.

    (Posted on 2012-12-20 11:34:00 by Colin)

Green Cinnamon & White

  1. A.G.M.Report

    The chairman thanked everyone for their help and effort throughout 2016 and hoped for a successful breeding and show season.
    Treasurer's report stated the club was in a good financial situation .
    Chairman Dean Freestone 01179373227
    Secretary John Cunningham 01934420185
    Treasurer Tony Wright
    All officers were re- elected

    (Posted on 2017-04-16 10:10:00 by John)
  2. The GCWBFCC AGM is on Wednesday 12th April at 8pm in Page Association Centre Bristol all welcome.

    (Posted on 2017-04-07 08:03:00 by John)
  3. GC&W BFCC Open Show, 5th & 6th November, schedules have been sent to previous exhibitors and local members. If anyone else would like to show this year, please contact Dean on 0117 9373227 or deanfreestone@btinternet.com or Tony on 0117 9406318 for a schedule.

    (Posted on 2016-10-18 20:43:00 by Colin)
  4. President Des Horswell
    Chairman Dean Freestone
    VIce Chairman Tony Wright
    Secretary John Cunningham
    Patronage Secretary Des Horswell
    Treasurer Tony Wright
    Cup Steward Geoff Taylor
    Show Manager Mark Ferris
    Fund Raiser Roger Brett
    Chief Steward Mark Ferris
    Show Secretaries Dean/Vicky Freestone
    P Officer John Cunningham
    Show Dates 5th/6th November
    Judges Mr Jim Bishop Mr Jeff Pearce Mr Brent Leech Memorial Show in memory of Chris Gibbs,John Guppy GCWBFC patronage is available to CBS and Specialist Clubs from patronage secretary Mr Des Horswell 01179672933

    (Posted on 2016-04-15 11:43:00 by John)
  5. A.G.M.
    To be held on Wednesday 10th February at 8 pm in Page Community Association BS16 4NE all welcome.

    (Posted on 2016-02-04 14:33:00 by John)
  6. John Guppy

    It is with great sadness that the GCWBFC learned of the death of a long standing member Mr. John Guppy

    (Posted on 2016-02-03 08:43:00 by John)
  7. Chris Gibbs
    It is with great sadness that the GCWBFC announce the sudden death of secretary Mr Chris Gibbs

    (Posted on 2015-11-18 13:38:00 by Colin)
  8. 2015 GC&W BFCC show is on the weekend of 31st October and is the Tony Quinn memorial show. Schedules have been sent to the last two year's exhibitors and are available from Dean Freestone on 01179373227 or deanfreestone@btinternet.com

    (Posted on 2015-09-25 21:13:00 by Dean)
  9. The AGM was held on Wed 8th April, The following officers were elected.
    President John Cunningham
    V. President Chris Gibbs
    Chairman Dean Freestone
    Secretary Chris Gibbs
    Patronage Secretary Des Horswell
    Treasurer Tony Wright
    Cup Steward Geoff Taylor
    Fund Raiser Roger Brett
    Show Manager Trevor Drake
    Chief Steward Mark Ferris
    Show Secretaries Dean & Vicky Freestone

    This Year's Show dates 31st Oct / 1st Nov Show in memory of the late Tony Quinn Judges Jackie Patterson, Jim Harvey, Eamon Grant, John Cunningham

    (Posted on 2015-04-22 08:43:00 by John)
  10. Schedules
    Schedules have been sent to all of last year's exhibitors. Anyone else wanting to show should contact Dean on 01179373227 or deanfreestone@btinternet.com. Entries close on 25th October.

    (Posted on 2014-10-13 21:49:00 by Dean)
  11. Annual General Meeting 2014
    Wednesday 9th April at 8.00pm
    Page Community Association All welcome

    (Posted on 2014-04-03 16:17:00 by John)
  12. Full patronage for 2014 specialist shows and affiliated patronage for CBS shows is now available. Please contact patronage secretary Mr Des Horswell 435 Speedwell Road,Kingswood,Bristol BF 151 ER. 01179672933 All applications must be received by the end of May

    (Posted on 2014-03-13 23:53:00 by John)
  13. It is with great sadness that the GCWBFC report the passing of Mrs Pat Bent , wife of club member Mr Merv Bent. Friends and members of the club send their condolences to Merv and his family at this sad time.
    Judges selected for this years show are as follows Mr P King Mr H Kershaw Mr I Perrier show date 1st 2nd November

    (Posted on 2014-02-17 08:53:00 by John)
  14. Next meeting Wed 12th Feb at 8pm in Page Community Association All welcome

    (Posted on 2014-02-07 14:05:00 by John)
  15. Schedules have been sent to all of last year's exhibitors. Anyone else wanting to show should contact Dean on 01179373227 or deanfreestone@btinternet.com. Entries close on 26th October

    (Posted on 2013-10-18 15:16:00 by Colin)
  16. Results of GCWBFC nest feather show held on wed 11 th Sept Best border T Quinn 2 nd best J Cunningham 3 rd best T Quinn 4 th best 5 th best R Brett 6 th best M Ferris Best TPD T Quinn Best VAR J Cunningham Best Self T Quinn Best Clear M Ferris Best White R Brett Best Cinnamon J Cunningham Best Champion T Quinn Best Novice M Ferris

    (Posted on 2013-09-12 12:04:00 by John)
  17. It is with great sadness that the Green Cinnamon and White BFCC report the passing of Mrs Betty Williams the wife of the club President Mr Malcolm Williams, Ffriends and members of the club send there condolences to Malcolm and his family.Anumber of members went to the funeral and after the funeral some went for a meal and just after the meal one of the party of members Mr Chris Gibbs fell ill and suffered a hart attack and spent three weeks in hospital and has had a pace maker fitted,Iam sure all members and any one who knows Chris wish him a speedy recovery.
    Green Cinnamon and White Meeting will be on Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 8-oclock pm to be held at the Page Community centre, Page road, Bristol. On the Agenda is Discussion for the Open Show on the 2nd & 3rd of November 2013.

    (Posted on 2013-07-21 19:18:00 by Phil Dewland)
  18. The Green Cinnamon & White Border F.C.C. held its A.G.M on April 10 where the following main officers were elected, President M.Williams, Chairman D.Freestone, Secretary C.Gibbs, Treasurer A.Wright, Publicity officer J.Cunningham.
    The annual show date is 2nd & 3rd of November 2013 Judges for this show are E.Siviter, J.Beddows, T.Ward.

    (Posted on 2013-05-20 19:19:00 by Phil Dewland)

Merseyside BFCC

  1. Annual General Meeting

    At the 2017 AGM the following Officers were elected.
    President R.Eagles
    President elect J.Sykes
    Chairman J.Sykes
    Vice Chairman R.Eagles
    General Secretary A.Brown
    Show Secretary A. Johnson
    Treasurer J. Sykes
    Patronage Secretary J. Sykes
    Show Manager G. Burrows
    Publicity Officer A. Brown
    Border Convention Delegates A. Brown J. Miller
    Trophy Steward J. Miller
    Subs for 2017 Partnership £10 Single £6 O.A.Ps £3

    2017 show Date November Judges Jim Harvey Eamon Grant

    (Posted on 2017-04-21 08:35:00 by Al Brown)
  2. Amendment to Merseyside show date the show will be held on the sunday the 13th of november and not the 12th as stated.

    (Posted on 2016-04-06 08:38:00 by james.sykes)
  3. merseyside M.B.F.C.C.A.G.M President R Eagles.President Elect,J Sykes.Chairman G Burrows.Gen sec&Treasure J Miller &A Brown Show Sec.A Johnson Auditors R S Norman&J Hamlett. Notice change of venue for 2016 show to be held at Clock Face Labour Club St Helens Sun November 12th Judges John Cunningham & Jacky Patterson

    (Posted on 2016-04-05 09:32:00 by james.sykes)
  4. Schedules now available for Merseyside's 40th Open Show at Whiston Community Centre on Sunday 15th November.
    Scedules available from J Sykes 124 Hinkley Rd, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA11 9JY
    Tel. 01744 733784
    Judges are S. Percy & I. Wishart

    (Posted on 2015-10-02 09:42:00 by R S Norman)
  5. It is with great sadness that merseyside border fancy canary club report on the death of Monica Moyers, Monica the wife of Sid Moyers, was a stalwart of the club in helping behind scenes with all the paperwork involved over a span of 30 yrs and will be sadly missed here at Merseyside B.F.C.C and by all who knew her.

    (Posted on 2014-03-23 11:23:00 by Jimmy)
  6. Mersey B.F.C.C. open show Sunday 9th November at Whiston community centre Dragon lane,Whiston,Merseyside. l35 3QX judges John Furley & Tony Finn
    secretary J.Sykes 124 Hinckley road St.Helens Merseyside wa11 9jy
    subscriptions; single £5 00 Partnership £7-50 Senior Citizens £2-50 Juniors free

    (Posted on 2014-03-13 07:56:00 by Jimmy)
  7. Judges for 2013 are Tom Foster and Graham Burgess.
    Patronage from British Border F.C.C. on offer in addition to cash specials.
    A special donated cash prize of £50 to the exhibitor who benches the most Border Canary exhibits and also £50 to the exhibitor who benches the most Fife Canaries.

    (Posted on 2013-09-13 13:02:00 by R S Norman)
  8. Merseyside Border Fancy Canary Club open show will be held on Sunday 10th November 2013.
    For a schedule please contact club secretary club secretary, Jim Sykes Tel. 01744 733784
    Schedules will be available from September.

    Meetings are held at Windle Labour Club, Dentons Green Lane, St.Helens. On a Thursday evening at 7-30 pm. Meetings are advertised in Cage & Aviary Magazine.

    (Posted on 2013-08-07 08:53:00 by R S Norman)

Mid Ulster BFCC

  1. club show date sat 2nd december 2017 at bannview bed and breakfast complex 60 portmore st portadown bt62 3nf judges john rance and ronnie sillitoe

    (Posted on 2017-08-06 16:21:00 by david somerville)
  2. Mid Ulster Border F.C.C.
    The following persons were elected to office.
    President Brian Underwood
    Vice President Colin Farrell
    Chairman Colin Farrell
    Treasurer Phil Neill
    Secretary David Somerville,
    22 Deerpark, Portadown, Co Armagh, N Ireland BT62 4BG
    Phone 028 38331786
    mobile 07718230844
    Ass Secretary Craig Hewitt
    Publicity Officer Craig Hewitt
    Show Managers Cyril Guildea and Colin Farrell
    Committee Alan Telford, Herbie Millar, Maurice Mckenzie, Joe Mclean, Gary Craig, Pat Carville
    Life Members Cyril Vage,Brian Underwood, Raymond O'Neill. Gordon Hammill, Sammy Connor, Robert Davidson, Jimmy Hutton, Herbie Millar, Eddie Taylor.
    The club is in good financial standing and looking forward to the challenges of 2017 .
    Meetings are held first Monday of the month in Portadown Town Hall at 8.00pm
    Everyone Welcome

    (Posted on 2017-02-16 15:40:00 by David)
  3. the clubs agm will take place at portadown town hall on mon 6th feb. pleasenote earlier start time at 7.30pm. everyone is invited .please come along and bring a friend. for more info contact david on 07718230844

    (Posted on 2017-01-23 12:13:00 by david somerville)
  4. The Venue For The 2016 Show . 3rd Dec.
    Is In The Bannview Bed&Breakfast Complex 60 Portmore St Portadown BT62 3NF
    For Accommodation In The Complex Phone 028 38336666 .
    The Town Centre Is Only 2 Minutes Walk Away.
    Entrance To The Showhall Is At The Rear Of The Building.
    For More Information David 028 38331786 Mob 07718230844

    (Posted on 2016-06-17 07:08:00 by Dave)
  5. the annual club show will return to portadown for 2016 show (venue to be announced) judges engaged are antonio montano and michele apuzzo (italy)

    (Posted on 2016-02-07 15:42:00 by d somerville)
  6. a record entry for the mid ulster border show. 316 birds. with 150 novice birds on show.
    best border in show john furley
    best champion john furley
    2nd best champion brian underwood 3rd best champion john furley
    4th best champion cyril guildea
    5th best champion john furley
    6th best champion cyril guildea
    7th best champion brian underwood . best novice in show gary marshall 2nd best novice phil neill
    3rd best novice gary marshall
    4th best novice joe mcclean
    5th best novice joe mcclean
    6th best novice maurice mckenzie 7th best novice alan telford
    judge jim mctaggart (scotland)

    (Posted on 2015-12-06 22:46:00 by David)
  7. club show on sat 5th december at dungannon primary school. judge jim mctaggart (scotland) also the next meeting will be held in portadown town hall on mon 7th at 8.00pm . everyone welcome. for futher info contact david 07718230844

    (Posted on 2015-11-27 23:21:00 by d somerville)
  8. the next mub meeting will be held in portadown town hall on monday 6th april. at 8.00pm everyone welcome

    (Posted on 2015-03-11 18:50:00 by david somerville)
  9. unfortunalty bob hodges is unable to judge at this years mub show [dec 2015] jim mctaggart has kindly stepped in to judge this yrs show

    (Posted on 2015-03-02 23:13:00 by david somerville)
  10. the clubs agm took place on mon 2nd feb. club president for yr is joe mcclean sec david somerville trea phil neill. judge selected for dec show is bob hodges [england]

    (Posted on 2015-02-02 22:35:00 by david somerville)
  11. the next meeting will be held in portadown town hall at 8.00pm on mon 3rd nov. everyone welcome. futher info 028 38331786

    (Posted on 2014-10-28 13:31:00 by d somerville)
  12. correction. judge for the mub show on 6th dec 2014 will be chris davies [suffolk]

    (Posted on 2014-03-03 23:13:00 by david somerville)
  13. judge for 2014 will be chris davies [norwich] the club now has its own fb site. the show will take place on 6th dec

    (Posted on 2014-03-03 23:02:00 by david somerville)
  14. the next meeting will be held in portadown town hall at 8.00pm on mon 3rd march. for futher info contact david 07718230844. the club now has its own f/b site.

    (Posted on 2014-02-15 21:57:00 by davidsomerville)
  15. the agm will take place at portadown town hall on mon 3rd feb at 8.00pm everyone welcome. for futher info david 07718230844 or 028 38331786

    (Posted on 2014-01-26 22:42:00 by david somerville)
  16. the next meeting of the club will be held in portadown town hall at 8.00pm on mon 2nd dec. the annual show will be held in dungannon priamary school on sat 7th dec. for futher info mob 07718230844. or 02838331786

    (Posted on 2013-11-20 22:50:00 by davidsomerville)
  17. the next meeting will be held in portadown town hall mon 7th oct. the club is well pleased to have 2 new members and welcomes anyone interested to come along. cyril guildea from dublin is coming along to next meeting to give a talk. for futher info . 028 38331786 mob 07718230844

    (Posted on 2013-09-05 21:35:00 by d somerville)
  18. next club meeting will be held at portadown town hall on mon 2nd sept. everyone welcome

    (Posted on 2013-08-18 21:32:00 by d somerville)
  19. agm mon 4th feb. the following persons were elected to office. president r davidson. vice president b underwood. treasurer p neill sec d somerville show manager d somerville ass m mchugh p carville. entertainments c farrell. fund raising p neill. committe r oneill j hutton m mchugh j mcclean m mckenzie c farrell p carville. life members. r oneill s connor g hammill. r davidson b underwood. the annual show will take place on sat dec 7th at dungannon primary school. judge engaged john barwick england

    (Posted on 2013-02-05 16:24:00 by d somerville)
  20. best border cyril guildea best novice phil neill . 108 champion 104 novice. judge john cunningham. next meeting will be held in portadown town hall on mon 4th feb 8.00pm. everyone welcome. for futher info 028 38331786 mob 07718230844

    (Posted on 2012-12-10 22:46:00 by david somerville)

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