Bee Health Day 2018

What: Learn how to identify and prevent diseases and pests, through presentations, workshops and a practical apiary session
Saturday 16th June 2018
Where: Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleber Christ Way, Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0HE

The event is organised by the CBKA, the WCBKA, APHA and also sponsored by BDI. Presentations and workshops will be delivered by Bee Inspectors. Practical sessions will take place at the delightful Bodmin group apiary nearby.

In order to help cover costs of hall hire, we are making a small nominal charge of £5 per person this year. Total number of places is restricted to 60 members in order to maximise the benefits of the day and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a place please e-mail either:

Mike White on – if you are a member of CBKA or:

Kate Bowyer on if you are a member of WCBKA

Please see the Bee Health Day 2018 flyer for information on how to pay the £5 charge and an outline of the day.


GDPR and BBKA membership procedures update

General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) and BBKA membership procedures – effective from 25 May 2018

All members are to be aware that the procedures for renewals and new membership will change on the 25 May 2018. BBKA have issued a warning letter outlining the proposed changes due to the new GDPR, this document is available here for members to peruse: GDPR BBKA Membership database update

Once firm details are known then group secretaries and members will be informed accordingly as to the new procedures. Change will undoubtedly cause confusion, be patient!

I am happy for members to liaise directly with myself.
Les Buckley