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Will Jones has honey jars for sale. They are the popular 8oz size and are 38p each. Given the weak sterling at the minute, this represents a good price and he doesn't make a profit.

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If you are interested in buying some jars, please contact Will on 07380 374560

Roe Valley Beekeepers Association  has a  Facebook page. Click on the blue link icon to have a look

CLUB OFFICERS  2019

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President        

Chairman        

Vice Chairman    

Secretary    

Treasurer        

Apiary Manager 

Honey Show    

Education Officer        

Bee Health Officer

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Website

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UBKA reps

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David McIntyre

Sam Laverty

Wilbur Wright

Alistair Moorcroft

Mark Carton

Will Jones

George McDonald

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Alan McKinney

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Alistair Moorcroft

Wilbur Wright

Beekeeping Advice

For 2019, club meetings will contain an advice and help section. This is intended to provide advice on any beekeeping topic, no matter how simple, on subjects you choose. 

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You can contact Sam, RVBKA Club Chairman,  prior to meetings at any time using the link below

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September: 

Thu 19th, 7pm Apiary.

How to prepare honey for the Show next month.

AFBI SURVEY 2019

The 2018-19 Honey bee husbandry survey report is now online at the AFBI website:

https://www.afbini.gov.uk/publications/afbi-honeybee-husbandry-survey-2018-19

Belfast and District - The Northern Ireland Honey Show - 14th & 15th September as part of Belfast Autumn Flower Show in Botanic Gardens

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Contact belfastbee.secretary@gmail.com

Dromore Honey Show - 7th September Hillsborough Village Centre.

Entries Frigday night till 9.00pm or before 9.45am Saturday.

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For information contact Madeline McMullan 02892638675

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Check out  Sam Laverty’s excellent you Tube videos on beekeeping and queen rearing here

Next Club meeting

ASIAN HORNET

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Please see attached updated Asian Hornet Leaflet giving guidance on identification and reporting options for beekeepers and the general public in Northern Ireland

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         (click on the image to download a PDF)

BEEKEEPING SUPPLIES FOR CLUB MEMBERS

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Mark Carton our treasurer now stocks a range of beekeeping equipment ins his Limavady shop.

so it's well worth calling in for a look 

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Mark Carton Flowers, 20 Newton Square, Limavady

The stained glass image used as our logo is from a Canadian Stained glass company called Light Romance, onto which has been laid the RVBKA title.         In March '08 their Director wrote: Hi Alan. We will be honoured if you use our stained glass honeybee on your website.  Cheers, Larry @ Light Romance. Visit the Light Romance website ( click on their link below) to see the beautiful range of designs they have created.   www.light-romance.on.ca

2019 Honey Show

Thursday 3rd October at the Drummond Hotel, Ballykelly.

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Entries accepted from 4.30pm. Meal at 7pm, £15 for three courses.

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Further details from Honey Show manager, George MacDonald. Email:keisoconsultancy@gmail.com