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Honey Show

If you are entering the Honey Show please return the entry form ASAP as we are totally reliant on the postal service for returning the entry labels and passes back to you in time. We have agreed to relax the … Continue reading

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Bee Health Day

The Animal and Plant Health Agency, Regional Bee Inspector Team with the assistance of SBKA will be holding a Bee Health Day on 11th June at Cranwell Village Hall and Sleaford’s Apiary. The day will cover such things as: 1) … Continue reading

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BBKA Petition

Message from Stephen Barnes, Chair of BBKA Board of Trustees I have signed this petition and would ask you to also consider signing it. There are a number of advantages. Wildflower verges are nicer to look at, in the long … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Beekeepers Association Hive & Honey Show

LBKA members are invited to enter the 2022 Yorkshire Beekeepers Association Hive & Honey Show on 12th-15th July. The schedule is available online. https://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk/entry-forms-and-schedules/. Entries close on Thursday 16th June There is a first class line-up of invited honey judges … Continue reading

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Annual Bee Health Day

In conjunction with the Animal and Plant Health Agency, Regional Bee Inspector Team, Sleaford District is running a Bee Health Day, on Saturday June 11th from 09:30 to approx 16:30. This full day event will cover common and less common … Continue reading

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Lesley Thorne Awards

Lesley Thorne award winners being presented with their certificates at last years honey show presentations. Due to Covid restrictions no presentations were made in 2020 or 2021 although they did receive their prizes during 2021 at a distanced presentation at … Continue reading

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Charles Davis – Module 1

Charles Davis receiving his certificate for passing the Module 1 exam back in November, presented by Barry Perkins Chair of Boston District Beekeepers’.

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First Asian Hornet of 2022 Confirmed

First Asian Hornet of 2022 ConfirmedFriday 29 April 2022 The first Asian Hornet of 2022 on the British mainland has been confirmed at Felixstowe in Suffolk. The National Bee Unit is carrying out enhanced monitoring and awareness raising together with … Continue reading

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Notice of AGM 2022

Notice of AGM Saturday 23rd April 2022 @ 10.00am via ZOOMAgenda, 2021 minutes, zoom invite and the 2021 Accounts will be circulated week commencing 11th April 2022. Election of Officers – Officer positions due for election are: Chair Vice-Chair Secretary … Continue reading

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Honey Show Schedule

The Annual Honey Show is planned to take place again at this years Lincolnshire Show at the showground 22nd & 23rd June, the Marquee will be in the usual place in the countryside area. This is a full show with … Continue reading

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Invitation from Sleaford District

You are invited to a Zoom meeting and the subject is Colony and Swarm Management by Checkerboarding delivered by John White who has co-authored a book on the subject. Topic: Sleaford Beekeepers’ Checkerboarding Zoom Meeting Time: Mar 29, 2022 07:30 … Continue reading

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Husbandry Assessment Preparation Training 2022

Advanced Husbandry Assessment Preparation Training A programme of three days will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of the Advanced Husbandry Assessment, aiming to give the participants an understanding of what the assessment entails and what they need to do … Continue reading

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BBKA Spring Convention

With just five weeks to the Convention at Harper Adams University, TF10 8NB, we are on track for a repeat of the sociable event that we have enjoyed before.  Three days immersion in ‘all things’ honeybees, with the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Notice of AGM

Lincolnshire Beekeepers’ AssociationRegistered Charity Number 500360www.lincsbka.org.uk Notice of AGMSaturday 23rd April 2022 @ 10.00am via ZOOM Agenda, 2021 minutes, zoom invite and the 2021 Accounts will be circulated week commencing 11th April 2022. Election of Officers – Officers positions due … Continue reading

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Website Changes

Lincolnshire Beekeepers’ website is under new management. After a weekend of some demolition, disruption and reconstruction the site has almost returned to normal. There will be more changes to come and in the meantime if you have any suggestions for … Continue reading

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Old Information

Lincolnshire Beekeepers Annual Equipment Auction Saturday 26th March 2022 At the Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA Just off the A15 north of Lincoln Bees and equipment accepted for sale from 1:30pm till 5:30pm on Friday 25th March and 8:30am … Continue reading

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Nuc made from kitchen cupboards doors

Bart Batley from Boston shows a series of photographs and a video about how he made a nuc from old kitchen cabinets doors.

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Results of the June/July 2019 Quarterly Review Survey

During June/July 2019 LBKA members were asked to to complete an online survey about the Quarterly Review. I have closed the online survey and compiled the results (link to document in green below).  In total there were 177 responses however … Continue reading

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North Lincolnshire Bee Health Day 2019

In association with the National Bee Unit and supported by BDI, North Lincolnshire Beekeepers District held a Bee Health Day on Saturday 8th June 2019 at Broughton Village Hall, High Street, Broughton DN20 0JX. The day started with a presentation … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Honey Show 2019 – Results

The Lincolnshire Show 2019, one of, if not the, main event of the Lincolnshire Beekeepers Calendar, only possible because of the efforts of a team of volunteers.  With hundreds of entries in forty nine classes this provided visitors with a … Continue reading

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