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Any natural beekeepers in Tyneside/South east Northumberland

 
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Geordie_rob
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:02 pm    Post subject: Any natural beekeepers in Tyneside/South east Northumberland Reply with quote

Hi there, I'm just wondering if there are any natural beekeepers in the Tyneside or South East Northumberland area? I'm totally new to beekeeping but have bought the basics & have also very kindly been given a pre-used tbh from fellow forum member trevody. I have no bees at present but would very much like to chat with other local keepers & I can't wait to get started for myself.

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Rob
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Barbara
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Rob and welcome

I've been offline for a few weeks, so only just got your PM yesterday and found this post today. I've PMd you back but just wanted to update this post in case you didn't get my PM. Great to hear that you are fixed up with the basic equipment especially so that forum member Trevody was able to provide you with a hive. I love the way this forum works so that we help each other!
I have a feeling that the swarming season is not over yet, so it's still possible that you will get fixed up with bees but if you want to come and play with my bees in the meantime and get a flavour of beekeeping, get in touch..... I've PMd you my mobile number..... and we'll fix something up. Also it would be useful to have your mobile number in case I can locate some bees for you and need to contact you at short notice. PM me with it rather than display it on the forum though, or ring me if you received my PM and I'll save it.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Barbara
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dowow
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Rob, Did you get sorted with some bees? I just started this year and have 2 hives on the go. I am in west Northumberland but work in the south east of the county. I am interesed in a TBH would like to actually see one to get a feel of them before I try to make one over winter.
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