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 Norman Walsh

Norman passed away early this morning ( Sunday 7th January 2018) and his funeral service will take place on Tuesday 9th January at 1pm in Hillsborough Presbyterian Church.

We all pass on our deapest sympathies to his wife Rosemary, his son Gilbert, and daughters Fiona and Roxy, and the wider family circle.



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Pesticides give bees a buzz like smoking

Bees get a 'buzz' from nicotine-like pesticides in much the same way as smokers are stimulated by tobacco... Read more

BBC Radio Ulster's Gardeners Corner

visit Dromore Bee Keepers

Roadshow from Dromore, Co. Down.

Sat, 25 Jan 14

27 mins

This week’s Gardeners’ Corner comes from Dromore, Co. Down, where Cherrie and the roadshow team answer questions from members of Dromore Beekeepers’ Association.

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Podcast link 


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Woodpeckers spotted in Ballinahinch

Belfast Telegraph reports

18 MARCH 2013

Woodpeckers could be poised to start up a family in Belfast for the first time.

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Loughview Primary School “Bee Friendly Day”


Following a request to DBKA from Loughview Primary school, Lorna Gordon of DBKA liaised with Jennifer Fuller, Year 7 teacher, to draw up a programme which would address the desired learning outcomes of a ‘Bee Friendly day’ on 10th October 2013. The programme was delivered to 55 pupils in a number of teaching sessions, practical activities and video clips presented by Lorna Gordon, Freda Wylie and Jim Fullerton. read more...


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