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New Chair for Hexham Beekeepers

New Chair for Hexham Beekeepers

At our AGM on 9 January 2018, Judith Stewart was unanimously elected as the new Chair of Hexham Beekeepers’ Association. Judith follows in the footsteps of Philip Latham who is standing down after five years in the role. Those members present were quick to support a vote of thanks to Philip for all his hard work over the last five years following the untimely death of Robert Furniss. Since then he has steered HBKA through a difficult period but one which has…

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Northern Beekeepers Convention Awards 2017

Northern Beekeepers Convention Awards 2017

Northern Beekeepers Convention recently honoured three beekeepers from the Hexham Association. Dr Dorian Pritchard was shortlisted for the award of ‘Diamond Beekeeper’ in recognition of his contribution to beekeeping over many years. Sue Robinson was awarded the ‘Beekeeping Star of the Future’ (Over 18) for her services in managing the Association apiary and co-ordinating and delivering training to beginners and novice beekeepers. Robyn Franklin was awarded the ‘Beekeeping Star of the Future’ (Under 18) for her keenness and enthusiasm and her determination to…

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