The national strategy for managing the Covid-19 virus requires that the Teaching Apiary sessions for the rest of this season are arranged so that social distancing can be implemented. Therefore sessions will be open only to a limited number of members, with priority given to beginners. Please contact the SCBKA membership and education secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information on booking a place. If members need stock, such as frames or foundation, an order can be placed by email to SCBKA membership & education secretary and collected from Saxmundham on set days.
For your information, the BBKA has advised that, whatever the situation, travelling to look after bees will be allowed as they are considered to be livestock.
L&DBKA 2020 AGM was held at 2pm on 8th February. The proposal to change our name to the Suffolk Coastal Beekeepers' Association was approved.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on 25th May 2018. It aims to give members of the public control over their personal data held by various organisations. There is no need for members of SCBKA to take any action as far as their membership of the Association is concerned, but we would ask you to read our policy notice here
For advice on the Asian Hornet see BeeBase and for identification see NNSS website.
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