Wakefield & Pontefract Beekeepers
We now have the domain name wpbka.uk at this stage it is not envisaged to put anything up there, but if a search engine directs anyone to this site it will be bounced to the wpbka.org.uk site
Asian HornetThe National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Bury area of Lancashire. It was spotted by a member of the public in a cauliflower, which has since been traced back to Boston, Lincolnshire. Work is already underway to identify any nests, which includes setting up a surveillance zone and traps in the two identified locations and deploying bee inspectors to visit local beekeepers.
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2018 Emley Show 4th August 2018
Again we are hoping for record numbers of entries this year full details will be available on this web site soon. It is our own show and we hope all members will support the show a number of classes even a novice class so even if you haven’t shown before why not give it a go?
The association library is available to all WPBKA members, books are on a short term loan basis and are kept at the Walton Golf Driving Range and can be picked up at a winter meeting no charge is made for this service. A list of the books can be downloaded from the Download page.
‘Starting right with Bees’
An introduction to Beekeeping a beginners course
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