ABKA News

Alan Cole on July 16th, 2016

The date for our trip is 25th August. It is on a Thursday so it will be quieter for looking around .We go in our own transport, so if you are looking for or have space in your car for lifts please tell me and I will try to match you up I am arranging a […]

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Alan Cole on September 23rd, 2015

Please do come along and enjoy the fruits of your own and others labours! At Waunfawr Community Hall, starting at 6pm on October 20th Entry Fee 20p per item/class Honey tasting Please bring a sample of your honey for the competition. Schedule Bottle of mead. Two one pound jars of light honey. Two one pound jars of medium honey. […]

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Alan Cole on May 15th, 2015

Just thought I’d post a quick thank-you that we saw on Facebook to members of ABKA. It was posted a few days after they volunteered to spend some time teaching the children at Aberystwyth University Nursery a few things about bees and beekeeping recently.  

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Alan Cole on March 19th, 2015

Hallo All You will be aware that ABKA are running a Beginners course and one of the talks is on bee diseases We are opening this lecture to all members of the ABKA, please come along at 7pm , on Wednesday 25th March to IBERS in Penryncoch,the room next to the canteen Mike is well […]

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Alan Cole on November 1st, 2014

ABKA will be running a Skep Making Workshop on March 1st. (NOTE change of date) Aimed at beginners and improvers, and those who started a skep last year but never finished it, it will be a fun and social day for all and a chance to learn a new skill too. See the Skep Making […]

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Alan Cole on April 9th, 2014

Just a reminder this Thursday is the “More Than Honey” film night at the National Library. Thanks to all of you who have booked a place. There are still plenty of seats available so please come along even if you have not reserved a seat. The front door will be open from 6:30pm – 6:45pm. Car parking is free. […]

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Alan Cole on March 7th, 2014

The 2nd hand Equipment Sale is not going ahead  this weekend due to a lack of demand. HOWEVER, a table will be set aside during the next meeting on March 18th for anyone who has anything to sell. Please label it with price and your name so the buyer can pay you.

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Alan Cole on March 6th, 2014

Just a quick note to let you know that the new 2014 programme is now available from the Calendar section of the website – It has been for a while but I thought I’d let you know here as well just in case you hadn’t checked it recently. You’ll also be pleased to hear that […]

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Alan Cole on January 7th, 2014

Just a gentle reminder that the ABKA AGM is on the 21st January, Tuesday at Waun Fawr Community Hall at 7:30pm We have some bee keeping equipment to raffle for Bees for Development. Kindly donated by Jim Palmer Ingrid Evans Phil Regan Ann Ovens So don’t forget to bring some pennies along to spend.

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Helen Ovens on November 18th, 2013

We now have a collection of books about beekeeping that are available for ABKA members to borrow. It’s not a huge library yet but we will be adding to it. If you have any requests for specific books please contact Helen. The library currently contains: 2x Hooper 2x Clive de Bruyn 2x Basic Assessment books […]

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