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Bee Inspector

Kirsty Sutherland (Bee Inspector for this area) and Nicola Cooper-Slorach (Bee Officer) are both based at Thainstone.

If you need advice please email BeesMailbox@scotland.gs i.gov.uk initially so that your query can be logged centrally and forwarded to the relevant people.

The general office number at Thainstone is 01467 626222—ask to be put in contact with either Kirsty or Nicola.

Kemnay Community Bee Group

“Green Butterfly Award”

We are a local non-profit making group of beekeepers (and those interested in bees) based at Kemnay, Inverurie in the heart of beautiful Aberdeenshire in Scotland.

Find out more about what we do on the About Us page.

“What’s on?”

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The Beekeeping Year


Contact us if you would like assistance with a SWARM?

Interested in hosting a hive? Click here

“What’s New?”

Apiary Upgrade

New Portacabin: painted, fitted, plumbed; apiary fenced and ground prepared.

Too many people to thank for work, donations, grants, etc, and we plan to hold an open evening on Thursday, 20th June for all to see.

See our Facebook page and Newsletters for info and pictures on progress.


Next Meetings/Demos

Sunday, 2nd June 2019

Swarm Control, Dividing Colonies

and Making Nucs

10.30am, Dalmadilly

More info


Thursday, 20th June 2019

KCBG Meeting

“Open Evening”

Thank you to our contributors/sponsors

6.30-9pm Dalmadilly Apiary


We look forward to seeing you, and if you are new to beekeeping (or just interested) please come along to a meeting or demo to find out more about beekeeping and the support available.

For members wishing to renew (or join), fees for 2019 are £10 for individuals, £15 for families.

More info

If you have any queries, please either use our Facebook page or email secretary@kemnaybees.org

Gorse - a useful source of nectar and pollen

Thanks to BA Stores for a great weekend at their Vintage Fair