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Bees’ Needs and Green Flag Awards 2018

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We have been awarded the Bees’ Needs Award 2018 being the  only community Group in the North of the UK by DEFRA. Also 2 other parks run by local authorities in the North have also been awarded. A total of 19 awards were made in the UK. This is for achievements we have done for bees and pollinators in the environment.

Also we have achieved a Green Flag Award. Both being achieved by all the hard work our volenters put into the association.

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Bee in the City – Educational Visits

Over the next few weeks a small group of our members here at Manchester & District Beekeepers Association are going to be doing specially developed, half-day, educational visits to local Manchester schools.

We have been at Irk Valley Community School today.  Teaching the importance of Bees, making wax candles and tasting Manchester honey.

They even have a bee as part of their school Crest!


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Flora Has Arrived at the Dower House

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MDBKA Wild-in-Art Bee in the City sculptureMDBKA Wild-in-Art, Bee in the City  sculpture has arrive. She is in the process of being painted. Members of the public may visit her on Sundays 12:00 to 4:00pm when the Visitors Centre is Open. Our Artis Peter Davis with Paul can be seen painting her in the photo.

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