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Black Mountain Challenge 2015 May 16th

This year’s event takes place on Saturday May 16th…..and entries are now closed because it’s fully subscribed. Nevertheless, come along and watch this event in the glorious countryside of the Black Mountains. Organised by the Longtown Mountain Rescue Team, this event is a key fundraiser for this very worthwhile cause. All supportĀ is …

The garden comes to life again….

      As Easter sunshine heralds the arrival of Spring 2015, the colours and sounds of Spring are everywhere once more. It’s a race now to get all our veg planted for the growing season, …….and to repair the lawn damaged by an invasion of moles! But great news – all our hives seem to have survived the winter and …

October bee activity

At this time of year beekeepers expect to be able to sit back and maybe get on with a bit of hive maintenance and possibly enjoy some of the fruits of the hive. This year has been another mild season and October continues to surprise us with unseasonably high temperatures. It would be easy to think this is conducive to the survival of our British Black …
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