Tag: NEWS

Brother Adam’s work re-vitalised

Those of you who read this blog and who keep bees will no doubt have heard of the name Brother Adam.  In short Brother Adam was a monk of Buckfast Abbey who spent his entire life devoted to beekeeping and bee breeding.  He developed the Buckfast bee and was a hugely influential figure in beekeeping …

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AGM 2012

The evening of Thursday 26th January saw Moray Beekeepers hold their AGM in Elgin library. We had plenty of business to conduct and were hopeful of a good turnout. Luckily more than 30 members decided to attend.  We managed to conduct a review of 2011 of both MBA’s activities and finances and also outline some …

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Our successful sugar collection

Contributing author:  Viv Hill I am happy to write in glowing terms of the success of our three week sugar collection project. Initially I wrote to all the local Supermarkets and was disappointed that only the three local Tesco Stores responded. Therefore plans were made with them. Graham and I made some cardboard collection boxes …

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Help save our bees – courtesy of Tesco.

Contributing author:  Viv Hill Moray Beekeepers have taken the initiative to ask our local supermarkets to assist in their bee feeding programme.  Any members of the public who are so inclined will be able to find boxes at either Forres, Elgin or Buckie Tesco stores. for the next three weeks from July 18th – 8th  …

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A bevvy of beemasters

Contributing author:  Viv Hill Saturday July 2 proved to be a wonderfully sunny and calm day – just right for our Beekeeping exam.  We were thrilled to have Ian Craig, a most senior Scottish beekeeper, to come and be our examiner and the first examinee started at 9 a.m. As our out-apiary is now well …

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Stop press!! We’re now a registered charity!

After tireless work from our beloved Secretary Tony H, MBA is now a registered charity. The objects of the charity are that: We are a charity that exists to promote all aspects of beekeeping and honeybee conservation in and around Moray in north east Scotland. Full details can be found on the Scottish charity register …

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