High Weald BeeKeepers' Association | Site-Wide Activity https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Sun, 17 Jan 2021 20:39:36 +0000 https://buddypress.org/?v=5.1.2 en-GB 30 hourly 2 2abb7a48f4d29023b5eb7fc26842a8c0 Sue Hesketh's profile was updated https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3107/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:54:02 +0000 0 d6e0ad58a30fe528e70916f09840ae4c Peter Halford changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3098/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:56:15 +0000 0 7a5b7e59807858175fea54dbd2c830de Paul Lindstrom posted an update: I just thought I should say that my favourite […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3097/ Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:05:56 +0000 I just thought I should say that my favourite bee-photographer Eric Tourneret has just published his first book “Les routes du miel” in English, called “Honey from the Earth”. Unfortunately it’s not available (yet) through the Amazon UK web site, but can be ordered through the Amazon US web site, and be shipped to the UK. I showed the book at the…[Read more]

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50b8642849011ab25af184154ca08dc5 Peter Halford posted an update: Looking forward to the AGM and Honey Show on Saturday You […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3096/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 21:04:34 +0000 Looking forward to the AGM and Honey Show on Saturday
You can register you entries online here – [please click]

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165eeb53659e3960a91d35361a61b730 Peter Cammack changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3093/ Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:09:57 +0000 0 34d95c09df846e4ebd4e9741c391c8af Peter Halford posted an update: Just finished the skep that I started on the Skep Making […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3085/ Sun, 02 Apr 2017 18:03:59 +0000 Just finished the skep that I started on the Skep Making Course earlier this year. Just in time for swarming judging by today’s weather!

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8d1ed4677b123757b9cd6acb2c348139 Peter Halford posted an update: SBKA AGM is on Saturday. N.B. After the AGM is the Spring […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3084/ Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:31:07 +0000 SBKA AGM is on Saturday. N.B. After the AGM is the Spring Symposium which includes:
15:00 Dr Mike Williams – The bee sting, how it works and its effect on humans and particularly their immune system.
15:30 Anaphylactic Shock – Steve Rochester
16:30 Managing Aggressive Colonies – Jonathan Coote

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ce92176212133c1820ccbe0fe157135d Lee Morris posted an update: Hello everyone! Thank you for accepting my application to […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3082/ Sun, 29 Jan 2017 15:16:16 +0000 Hello everyone! Thank you for accepting my application to join the association. I’m completely new to beekeeping and really looking forward to meeting you all and getting some good hints/tips to help me improve. I currently have a hive and am looking forward to this season and gettino stuck in

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39e9e507ecfe8bcd87c4de2de509c2f9 Nick Packham posted an update: Just a big congratulations to all that did well at the […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/3080/ Sat, 29 Oct 2016 22:50:00 +0000 Just a big congratulations to all that did well at the national honey show.
especially Chris Chandler for his first place in the honey and lemon cake.

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ed2b7c44a1d382757abdbdb1220ceb5b Paul Millross became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/379/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:15:27 +0000 In a world of never ending Government cuts, it seems that the only thing growing faster than inflation is my waistline and the only thing going up is my weight.
So, having recently been diagnosed with sleep apnoea and less than 100% lung function, I have decided it is time to do something about it. Thanks to my personal fitness plans from Freedom…[Read more]

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be2be154b392953491cb070b450d266e Nick Packham became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/418/ Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:54:54 +0000 0 4b44cf92462457ea39d9634cbc2ca3d0 Peter Coxon posted an update: Via the Kent Beekeeper's Association Newsletter I learned […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/417/ Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:10:14 +0000 Via the Kent Beekeeper’s Association Newsletter I learned of an interesting article on the effectiveness of three methods of Varroa treatment using Oxalic Acid. This study, published on Thursday 17 December 2015 in the Journal of Apicultural Research, shows that two of the three methods used cause harm to bee colonies, resulting in reduced winter…[Read more]

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83ec0a4b73e5234e1ae2f22893c3f642 Peter Coxon posted an update: Malcolm's report on the French Visit and a link to the New […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/369/ Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:26:08 +0000 Malcolm’s report on the French Visit and a link to the New 2015 Honey Regulations have been added to the site

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93267c89b319f75a6b6624e32a86a1d5 Peter Coxon posted an update: For those who missed the Johannes' Apiary Visit and his […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/359/ Sun, 12 Jul 2015 18:42:59 +0000 For those who missed the Johannes’ Apiary Visit and his screening of the rather moving film ‘ Queen of the Sun ‘, much of it is available on YouTube and I have put a link on our page ‘Some Other Interesting On-line Media’ at http://hwbka.org.uk/education/. The whole thing is available for £2.49 and there are various trailers. I found it moving…[Read more]

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0b64a63699e528d1a7956a19d0c83884 Rose Marie Riley became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/357/ Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:05:26 +0000 0 986757960720f0f55e73a3f1e6081b3d Ian Holton became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/354/ Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:53:14 +0000 0 56587884444e67efcce15d182fb07171 Norman posted an update: Some very interesting information can be found within the […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/353/ Wed, 20 May 2015 09:58:44 +0000 Some very interesting information can be found within the COLOSS bee book. Whilst aimed mainly at researchers there’s stuff which I’m sure others will find interesting (certainly the pin test as a replacement for the frozen brood test for measuring hygienic behaviour should be useful for anyone interested in bee…[Read more]

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8620915b23c9478a6704a19ed3a8a3a5 Peter Coxon posted an update: I just posted a new YouTube video in the 'Interesting […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/352/ Mon, 11 May 2015 22:16:34 +0000 I just posted a new YouTube video in the ‘Interesting On-Line Media’ section in ‘Resources’ that has some amazing footage of bees in their cells – http://hwbka.org.uk/education/some-useful-on-line-media/

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5f494daf4a973aca2327230ceffc8d5c Peter Coxon posted an update: Or in fact you can go directly to the […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/349/ Sun, 03 May 2015 21:14:02 +0000 Or in fact you can go directly to the weblinks:-
http://www.bbka.org.uk/local/sussex/bm~doc/second-hand-tc.pdf
http://www.bbka.org.uk/local/sussex/bm~doc/auction-conditions.pdf
http://www.bbka.org.uk/local/sussex/bm~doc/live-bee-regulations.pdf
and to sell plants on our own…[Read more]

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b55eae20594a8bd8f967b747ee3eabc8 Peter Coxon posted an update: Further information has been added concerning guidance for […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/348/ Sun, 03 May 2015 21:06:40 +0000 Further information has been added concerning guidance for participation in the Sussex Festival of Beekeeping.
You can view this by going to ‘EVENTS’ and clicking on the ‘Sussex Festival of Beekeeping’ diary event or by going directly to this page
http://hwbka.org.uk/event/sussex-festival-of-beekeeping/

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2a3f0a962797b9afbe904d7d022bb339 Peter Halford posted an update: I went to the CFE Farm Walk at Holbeam Wood, Wallcrouch […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/221/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:03:23 +0000 I went to the CFE Farm Walk at Holbeam Wood, Wallcrouch today. It was a well organised talk/walk with speakers from Natural England, The Campaign for the Farmed Environment, and The Wildlife and Game Conservation Trust, as well as the Farm owner. The emphasis is certainly not Honey Bees, but all pollinators from bees to dormice. In fact it was…[Read more]

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f5ba50f38464aff8fb105e57bc905e62 Norman posted an update: Is there a Crowborough Bee Banter this Thursday? https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/200/ Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:18:28 +0000 Is there a Crowborough Bee Banter this Thursday?

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a451f085f3be50a5c92345fe77f04197 Peter Coxon posted an update: Someone has keen eyes ! https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/54/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:52:26 +0000 Someone has keen eyes !

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f5aec510948bfaf9de55d02f24a1b238 Norman posted an update: Malcolm has sneaked into the LASI annual report. Page 26 in […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/53/ Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:06:04 +0000 Malcolm has sneaked into the LASI annual report. Page 26 in the bottom left photo!

https://www.sussex.ac.uk/webteam/gateway/file.php?name=lasi-annual-report-2014.pdf&site=60

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26c903b8a82e90f71f6200233c57bfcd Norman posted an update: Do we have a spray liason officer? https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/49/ Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:15:19 +0000 Do we have a spray liason officer?

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1ac21b905682c0c916e6c693780e5b19 Peter Coxon posted an update: The White Hart has indeed closed, so for the BeeBanter on […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/40/ Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:03:34 +0000 The White Hart has indeed closed, so for the BeeBanter on the second Thursday of the month we’re decamping to the Crow & Gate Pub, Uckfield Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 3TA and we’re in Pooh Corner

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6ea38b5a704ae04abdd71017abcbd053 Norman posted an update: The White Hart in Crowborough has closed down, so we'll […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/33/ Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:02:50 +0000 The White Hart in Crowborough has closed down, so we’ll need another venue for Bee Banter! There is the new Wetherspoons in the center of Crowborough, but I suspect it’ll be rather busy for a while.

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a4aefebcdd4f9690972dfd6a4dda0378 Robert Lowe became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/31/ Mon, 02 Feb 2015 09:57:28 +0000 0 0b52ad9a40013fadffc7c10acff55374 Norman posted an update: Would it be possible to have a 'proper' forum? Ie a […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/30/ Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:58:01 +0000 Would it be possible to have a ‘proper’ forum? Ie a discussion board split into different categories?

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58bc9b79a3d696a7d45f3621a1d20c35 Norman became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/28/ Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:36:36 +0000 0 c020960b96bc2ad0c982646186f47338 Maggie changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/27/ Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:35:24 +0000 0 b95655474cb880d6edec69aad5c3e7cb Maggie changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/26/ Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:30:36 +0000 0 7f6701d50a68cb9677ae37141a0a4d2d Maggie became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/23/ Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:27:34 +0000 0 9dc78be9d19be2d4c794a0fc7d0c2d84 Peter Coxon posted an update: The site is now live. The link from the BBKA website points […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/20/ Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:52:13 +0000 The site is now live.
The link from the BBKA website points here and Google has found us although it will take a while to work our way onto the first page for common search terms.

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060a1d7313a7fe45dcdbf417284c1cd5 John Preston changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/19/ Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:31:29 +0000 0 c7258d64651148f990d3f6f0be13c03e Peter Halford changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/18/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:53:48 +0000 0 12b4682301b7db31ed7e777cd618066c Peter Halford became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/16/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:34:24 +0000 0 fccdfd64eff3e311b5b7fcec497069c0 Tim posted an update: Just fixed the HTML being displayed in the members page titles... https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/15/ Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:08:37 +0000 Just fixed the HTML being displayed in the members page titles…

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ee48a5279b175340996fc4094a5b09ba John Preston posted an update: 21/01/15 Firstly I'm sorry about the length of this […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/14/ Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:57:07 +0000 21/01/15

Firstly I’m sorry about the length of this article – this first post is catching up about 4 months of activity.

This is a blog (or whatever you want to call it) of my attempt to introduce bees at the school where I work.

I will try and be truthful as to my successes and failures during the season!

Having been bitten by the bee bug in…[Read more]

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67817d80f032fee01a134f0728aa5bd5 John Preston became a registered member https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/12/ Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:03:25 +0000 0 1702e90d4e9ffdb985334ee9cebf9c5c Peter Coxon changed their profile picture https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/8/ Sun, 18 Jan 2015 13:22:59 +0000 0 e454047355ae14b317626dfd67c2c049 Peter Coxon posted an update: Hello everyone - I hope you all enjoy the new website and […] https://hwbka.org.uk/activity/p/7/ Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:55:43 +0000 Hello everyone – I hope you all enjoy the new website and find it useful – of course the more everyone contributes the more useful it will become 🙂
THE BUZZ – MEMBERS FORUM is exactly that, a forum for members communications. You simply register and then post items or comments you think our community might find useful. The comments are…[Read more]

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