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biobee
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:17 pm    Post subject: REGIONAL GROUPS - IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ Reply with quote

We have set up a series of UK and Ireland Usergroups with associated private forums, according to our perception of need.

You can join whichever group(s) you feel appropriate by going to the top menu and requesting membership. This will then give you automatic access to the associated forum.

Please use these sub-forums to arrange meetings and anything else you consider to be relevant.

Post here if you have any problems joining a group or using its forum.
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catchercradle
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Phil,

Not sure if this is an oversight or not, I notice there is no East England section. East Anglia doesn't fit into either East Midlands or South East England.
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biobee
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was trying to avoid too many subdivisions, but I want to be as flexible as possible.

Do we therefore need West Midlands, East Midlands and East Anglia? Will people instinctively know where the borders are?
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catchercradle
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That would do it for me Phil. There are always going to be those awkward people who live on the border but I doubt if anyone living in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk or Suffolk would see East Midlands as including them.

An alternative way of looking at it might be that those in Bedfordshire have a choice of which way to go to find a peer group!
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biobee
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are now East Midlands and East Anglia usergroups - please encourage people to join them!
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hannah donovan
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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2015 5:46 pm    Post subject: london? Reply with quote

hi.. thanks for adding regional groups, i checked out the south and there is nothing for london... so could you do an add for london specifically please.. i know there has to be other london TBH AND NATURAL BEEKEEPERS OUT THERE SOMEWHERE IN LONDON... THERE JUST HAS TO BE..
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susana
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any groups / mentors / help around Norwich area please? We are 29 miles south of Norwich, finally have some bees who seem to be doing ok but we have questions to ask! Thanks
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faye
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:51 pm    Post subject: membership pending Reply with quote

hi, i've requested to join the north of england group, and my membership remains pending...any chance of someone adding me please? ta!
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