Welcome to the Devon Beekeepers Association

Registered Charity No.270675

Devon Apiculture Research Group


Thursday 6th August 2015


Sponsored by Exeter and East Devon Beekeepers Association


  Registered Charity No 270675

             General Secretary - Barry Neal, Badgers Barn, Withacott, Langtree, Torrington EX38 8NL

        01805-601715; 07789-435477; gen.sec.dbka@gmail.com


Extraordinary General Meeting 2015

A Devon Beekeepers’ Association (DBKA) Extraordinary General Meeting will be held


Meldon Village Hall, Meldon,

Okehampton EX20 4LU

on Saturday 19th September 2015 at 9.30 am.

The meeting is being held to consider the revised DBKA Governing Document, and any matters arising from that.

Any propositions to be considered for the meeting must be forwarded to the DBKA General Secretary no later than Friday 4th September 2015.

An agenda and further details will be published in the September edition of Beekeeping Magazine.


We have just been informed (June 2015) that one of our new members with two brand new national hives has had them and the incumbent bees stolen from an out apiary in Dawlish. 


Could secretaries ask members to be on the look out for anyone trying to sell two national hives either on eBay or in car boot sales?  The landing boards are painted red and yellow and the supers have castellated runners- there are three supers with the hives.

The hives were in the corner of a very secluded orchard which were not easily seen from the country lane. Perhaps it might be prudent to advise members to mark or brand their hives so that at least they would be able to recognise them should they fall victim to theft.

Draft amendments to DBKA's Constitution.

It is important that all members read and consider these proposed amendments to the Constitution.

Click here to read more.

If you would like to contact someone in your area about a swarm of honey bees then please click on this button and select one in your area


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