Contact Us

Posted on: November 24th, 2011 by

General Contacts:  Anne McQuade

President: Lindsay Bryning

Chair: Anne McQuade

Secretary: Kate Bowyer

Editor An Hes: Barbara Barnes 07901 977597

Course tutor: Rodger Dewhurst

Librarian: Jenny Lewis

Treasurer: Bob Black

Swarm Co-ordinator Tamsin Harris 01736 850692 or 07882 502111

Membership Secretary and

Exam Co-ordinator Barbara Barnes 07901 977597



members wishing to borrow equipment should contact Tamsin on the number above


17 Responses to Contact Us

  1. Bob Black had this to say about that:

    You had a great article on simple swarm control at : but its now disappeared. whats the new link ?

  2. Rosie Schneider had this to say about that:

    I wonder if you can help me? I am currently a student at Camborne College doing a project and exhibition piece on Colony Collapse Disorder. I wondered if any of your members may have any dead bees that they are able to save for me? Also some honeycomb? I would be most grateful for any assistance that you can give me.

    My phone number is 01736 787872.

    Kind regards,

    Rosie Schneider

  3. Rose had this to say about that:

    Have hive of bees in stack of round bale silage which became exposed when top bale was removed. Bees seem calm to be near and took a sample of honey comb- very nice.Have covered with ply wood but will be using silage over winter. Your advice would be welcome.Rose

    • Bernie had this to say about that:

      Please contact our swarm co-ordinator Tamsin Harris 01736 850692 who will be pleased to help.

  4. paula Johnson had this to say about that:


    Is there a list anywhere of West Cornwall bee keepers who sell honey direct to the public?

    Thank you,


  5. Sarah-Jane Rose had this to say about that:

    Dear Beekeepers,

    I am currently writing my BSc Environmental Science dissertation on managed honeybees in the UK.

    I would be very grateful if beekeepers in the Cornwall area could fill in my questionnaire.

    My aim is to understand the factors involved in honeybee survival and decline; the opinions of local beekeepers are a vital part of my research project.

    Website for questionnaire;

    Many thanks for your time.

  6. Hazel Vallis had this to say about that:

    Hi this is a good site which is easy to use thank you.

    This is by way of a small reminder – In the events & meetings section there is only mention of the Rosewarne apiary. I was looking for details of the new apiary site near Penzance. It would be useful to have the address with postcode and/or map ref / directions.
    I realise it is alot of work to ensure the web-site is current, please regard this reminder as positive feed-back. Thanks Hazel

    • Barbara had this to say about that:

      Hi Hazel – just trying to work out how to do this – advanced content management (for me anyway!)

  7. Medina Jarrett had this to say about that:

    Hi, This is just a quick enquiry. Malletts will be taking part in a Garden Festival on Lemon Quay in July and would very much like to use the opportunity to help raise awareness of ‘the plight of the humble Bee’.

    I wondered if you would be able to supply us with any leaflets that customers could help themselves to with regard to Keeping Bees, or at least to educate them on how to help them in their hour of need, and to draw their attention to the fact that they have such a huge effect on all of our lives. Would you be able to supply us with anything like that at all? Even some membership forms they could take away with them would be good. I look forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in antisipation.
    Medina Jarrett

    • Barbara had this to say about that:

      Hi Medina. Can you let me have an address and I will see what we can find for you – what is the date of your event? Barbara

  8. Karen Llewellyn had this to say about that:

    Hi there,

    I work at a Community Allotment Garden, in Penzance. We would like to have some bees/hives on site would anybody like to come and give us some advice or have an out apiary on our site? We look forward to hearing from you.
    kind regards, Karen

  9. Sue Harrison had this to say about that:

    We spoke to someone at the RCS last week and mentioned that we had a very bee-friendly garden and would be very happy if one of your members would like to place a beehive here. We have apple trees, are surrounded by approx 40 acres of grassland with 30 odd horses, untended hedgerows and plenty of wildflowers around. Water also. Our phone number is 01736 732201 number. We have some common land and this has plenty of brambles, self-seeded buddleia etc

  10. Mike Wilson had this to say about that:

    I’m after some advice. We live in Falmouth and appear to have some bees nesting in our wall. Small numbers seem to come in and out of a small hole in the masonry. They aren’t causing any great problem and we don’t want to harm the bees, but the hole is low done and we have a dog and grandchildren who visit regularly. I’m not sure what kind of bee they are, but is it safe to just leave them?
    Thank you

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