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North Somerset Beekeepers AGM at 2pm on 17 Nov 2018 at Churchill Memorial Hall

The North Somerset Beekeepers AGM will be taking place at 2pm on Saturday 17 November 2018 at Churchill Memorial Hall, Ladymead Lane, Winscombe, BS25 5NH.

Links to the papers for the AGM are shown below:

Agenda and papers Accounts 2017 – 2018

Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2019

Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2019: Use this link for details of the course and an application form: Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2019 leaflet

Christmas Meal 2018 – 1 December 2018 at 7pm

This year our Beekeeping Christmas Meal will be held at Mendip Springs Golf Club, Honeyhall Lane, Congresbury, BS49 5JT at 7pm on 1 December 2018. To view the choices on offer, click this : Christmas Menu 2018 If you only require 2 courses, then select either a Starter or Dessert with the Main course of […]

WINTER CLUSTER – TUESDAY 23 OCTOBER 2018 – 12.00NOON – THE STAR INN, CONGRESBURY

Inevitably the pendulum swings back down to Autumn bringing thoughts of THE WINTER CLUSTER again after a long hot summer.

The first meeting will be at THE STAR INN Star Inn, Rhodyate Hill, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5AJ on Tuesday 23rd October at 12 noon.

Come and have a chat about bees or anything else that […]

Second Asian Hornet nest destroyed in Fowey, Cornwall

A second Asian Hornet nest has been found and destroyed in Fowey, close to the first nest.

Information about this discovery, along with surveillance activities in Hull and Liskeard can be found in the following DEFRA press release using the link that follows: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/asian-hornet-second-fowey-nest-destroyed

OUT APIARY – CHURCHILL

An opportunity exists for an out apiary in Churchill. Please use details below to make contact and discuss with owners:

Ros & Graham Mizen

Pye Cottage

Dinghurst Road

Churchill

Tel 01934 852257

Apiary site at Dundry

BIBBA Conference 2018: 6th-9th September – Cirencester.

Following the well attended and interesting event by Roger Patterson of BIBBA (Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association) in Portishead in January 2018, more interesting talks and courses will be available at their conference in September 2018. For more information use the link below:

BIBBA Conference 2018

Monitored Asian Hornet Trap Sites

Monitoring again for 2018 – WE NEED MORE MONITORING SITES

7 current locations of daily monitored Asian Hornet Traps by North Somerset Beekeepers

Please forward an email with post code of the trap(s) to ja.banks1@btinternet.com when you get your trap set up so your location can be added to the map.

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Beekeeping Year – May 2017

For advice about what you should be doing with your bees in May, use this link: Advice for May 2018