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Integrated Pest Management Talk

David Maslen will be giving a talk on Integrated Pest Management at 2pm on Saturday 5 January 2013 at Tickenham Village Hall – all are welcome, there will be a shared tea afterwards.

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Where do our members live?

All over North Somerset, and a few other places!

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Newsletter Copy Deadline

Copy date for the next Newsletter is January 25th 2013, submissions to Jan Davis via the contact page please.

Apiary Update

Those of you who were at the AGM will know that, due to work and other commitments, Ashley has relinquished the role of Apiary Manager. This had led to me achieving the most rapid promotion of my life; from part-time volunteer to Manager in under a year! I am sure you would all […]

Study Groups This Winter – Ivor Davis

Once again we are running a number of study groups this winter which are based around the BBKA examinations but are not only intended for those taking examinations. The idea is that the groups will discuss different aspects of bees and beekeeping with an expert and the group will learn a bit more […]

Members Corner

Welcome to new member Jennifer Wakenshaw and we hope that you enjoy your beekeeping with us.

Helen Fordham our new secretary writes about the AGM: “We celebrated our 60th AGM at the Churchill Memorial Hall, with a talk from Martin Tovey, the current BBKA president with 58 attendees.

December 10th, 2012 | Category: Club News | Comments are closed

Hard Time For Bee Colonies – Ivor Davis

After the poor weather we had this spring and summer we must expect our bees to go through the winter in poor health. We had colonies trying to swarm in bad conditions and many queens will have been mated poorly. I must say to new beekeepers that you started in a bad year, […]

National Honey Show sucess for David Avery

David Avery entered his hand carved wooden skep in the 2012 National Honey Show Class 45, “Any decorative or Artistic Exhibit relating to bees or beekeeping” and came away with a First Prize. Tom Salter took the exhibit to the show for David and was judging a class nearby when the judges considered […]

Chairmans Message

We had a really good AGM in November, with seven totally new branch members joining the Committee – welcome to you all! Sadly this also meant saying ‘bye-bye’ to four hard-working and experienced members, but they will still be around to offer advice and support. A full list of the new committee will […]