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Now representing over 30 clubs both in the UK & Europe, as well as overseas, this new website enables both club officials and fanciers to keep up to date with what is happening both within the Border Convention as it oversees and administers the hobby, in addition to news and show results from all the member clubs.

Working together with other Border websites, the aim of all is to both promote - and safeguard the hobby of breeding and showing Border Canaries.

This Site is to showcase the member Clubs that make up the Border Convention, if any Club can suggest ways the site can be improved please  contact the Secretary.

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News And Updates

"A very sincere welcome to the Border Convention

 I hope you enjoy your visit to our site,and I do hope you find it a useful resource to support your interest in the Border Canary."

 

         Ronnie Sillitoe - Chairman

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Brian Shuttleworth

Merseyside regret to inform the Fancy that Brian Shuttleworth has passed away and the funeral is at

St Helens Crematorium on the 7th April at 1pm.

Our condolences go to his family and friends.

Brian Wilkes

North Staffs are sad to report the passing of Brian Wilkes a keen supporter of our Club .

He will be sadly missed.

Our condolences go to his wife family and friends at this sad time.

R.I.P. Brian

Jeff Pearce

 

Paddy Gibbs

It is with great sadness I have to inform members of the passing of Paddy Gibbs. Paddy was always a great supporter of the Irish Border Fancy Canary Club for many many years. He was one of the great characters of the border canary world. Paddy was a very skilled man and was a Convention approved show cage maker.

He will be very sadly missed. Condolences to Paddy’s family at this time.

R.I.P. Paddy.

John Furley

 

 

Alan Robertson

The BFCC and Fauldhouse Border and Fife club are sad to report the sudden death this morning of Alan Robertson .

Alan was true gentleman and a great fancier, our thoughts are with his family who were Alans world.

RIP my good friend

George McGougan

 

 

New “A” Panel Judges

We are pleased to announce five fanciers have been appointed to the “A” Panel at the 2022 A.G.M..

Pete Selby

Paul Wright

Mick King

Andre Van den Eynde

Martin Thomas

Our Congratulations

 

 

  Jim Bishop

It is with sincere regret Border Counties have to  report the passing of Jim Bishop.

Our condolences go to  his family and friends at this sad time

Treasurers Request

Can Fanciers when paying monies into the BC bank account that they put a reference e.g. Rings or Journal etc.

Border Convention Affiliation Fees

The treasurer would like to remind all Clubs the affiliation fees for 2022 are now due for payment.

Malcolm Williams


It is with deep regret that the GCWBFCC report the passing of Malcolm Williams.
Our condolences go to his family and friends at this very sad time.

 

Chairman's Update

Ronnie has updated the Chairman Column.

Click  Latest Item to go straight there.

 

East Antrim Results

Congratulations to :-

 

Best in Show    Cyril Guildea

 

Best Novice       Jim McPeake

 

Welsh / West Wales Results

 

Congratulations to :-

 

Best in Show    Bob Hodges

 

Best Novice       Roy Gould

 

 

Francis Mooney

 

It is with sincere regret that the Border Fancy and Fauldhouse Border Clubs have to report the passing of Francis Mooney.

Francis, more commonly known as the “Tea Lady”, was the wife of the well-known Dark Man Tom Mooney. After Toms death she still kept the birds and continued to support the Clubs providing refreshments at the shows for exhibitors.

Our condolences go to her family and friends at this sad time.

Jim Aichison

Convention Website

We would like to apologise for the site being unavailable yesterday due to maintenance 95% of the site is now available on desktop and laptop viewing.

Mobile viewing is still presenting problems and we will hopefully correct these over the coming week.

 

 

 

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Congratulations to :-

 

Best in Show    Pompeo Mattia

 

Best Novice      Mauro Sragliotto

 

Welsh / West Wales Joint Show

 

We would like to remind fanciers the  Closing date for Entries is the 5th December.

Schedules and entry forms can be downloaded from the Show Schedule page.