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Anyone in East Sussex (Brighton & Hove)?

 
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HannahC
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Joined: 22 May 2016
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Location: Sussex

PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 8:00 pm    Post subject: Anyone in East Sussex (Brighton & Hove)? Reply with quote

Hi there,

I'm hoping to find someone who is open to having me as a volunteer to help them with their hives in the Sussex area (specifically Brighton & Hove, I live in Hove).

I've been interested in bee-centred natural bee keeping for quite a few years and have always wanted to get involved. I've never been in a position to help with bees or to set up any of my own hives (which I'd love to do at some stage but I want to volunteer with someone first so that I can learn how to be with the bees and not cause any harm through rushing or ignorance) but hoping to start now.

Thanks in advance,

Hannah
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Smorning
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Joined: 20 Aug 2013
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Location: Faversham Kent UK

PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Too far unfortunately but that's a great idea hope you find someone to mentor you
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jenny.lansdell@yahoo.com
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Joined: 14 Nov 2016
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Location: Brighton

PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:49 am    Post subject: Brighton and Hove bees Reply with quote

Hi Hannah,
I have a colony of bees in my garden that arrived unannounced in June this year! They have filled two Warre boxes and are now working on a third one.
You are very welcome to come and meet them.
I'm looking out for more people in the area to set up a group, or revive the Lewes and Brighton one that has not been very active recently.

Jenny
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andy pearce
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Joined: 30 Aug 2009
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Location: UK, East Sussex, Brighton

PostPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Hannah, my bees are in Washington and at work....I stay late if I need to do anything, so not much help at present I am afraid. There are lots of bees about in the Brighton area so you might find someone....maybe too many!

Jenny...not a good idea to have your email address as your user name...I would change it to your name like me or to a nick/user name you like.

I work very long hours but might be persuaded to contribute to a group in some way.

A
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