Category Archive: 'Events'

Additional information to the Winter Programme

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Winter programme) Information Exchange: Bring and Buy: Journals and Beekeeping Books that you no longer require for sale to other members; 50p per journal; £2,50 per book. Money raised from sales to PBKA funds. Please take home any books/ journals not sold during the afternoon. Buzz Square Lottery: pick a numbered square; £1 […]

Penrith Lions Thank PDBKA

Thank you from Penrith Lions Club. What a great Day! Further individual comments included: ‘Fantastic’; Very Interesting; Brill; Great Day out!  Very informative.’ All who attended learnt more about Bees in one session at Greystoke than in all previous years. A big thank you from Penrith Lions to Dominic and Margaret. Also to Maire for providing  refreshments […]

Winter programme 2017/18

The winter programme 2017/18 has been released. Download it here.

ASIAN HORNET WATCH

Asian hornet – Vespa velutina Vespa velutina, is an evil predator,  of the Honey Bee and could reach Cumbria sometime in the very near future. Our changing climate could help it survive the cooler temperatures in the Northwest of England. We need to be aware, on the lookout for it and report it’s location immediately! […]

SWARM CONTROL

  A booklet about practical swarm control courtesy of The Welsh Beekeepers Association and Wally Shaw. Download the PDF here

New Equipment for loan to Members

PDBKA Equipment for Loan  Dear Member, By spending the Grants that were issued to us last year, PBKA has been able to purchase additional equipment for members to borrow. These now include the following: A Swienty Steam Wax Melter and generator: this can be used to clean up all wax from frames. A 9 frame […]

Latest equipment purchases

Penrith Beekeepers Association has recently been successful in obtaining grants and awards for the furtherance of its work: Penrith Lions Club  £200 donation towards a polystyrene hive for the Association Training Apiary (September 2016) Skipton Building Society’s ‘ Grassroots Giving ’ scheme  £500 award towards the further development of the Association Training Apiary. (December 2016) […]

Beekeepers buzzing about grant award

PENRITH Beekeepers Association has been given a helping hand from a leading housebuilder in the form of a £1,000 grant from the Persimmon Homes Lancashire Community Champions scheme. The national match- funding program seeks to support groups and charities working to improve the quality of life or environment for local people. Penrith Beekeepers Association promotes […]