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PLEASE NOTE .......

This is not the official website of the Northern Budgerigar Society- merely the Publicity Officer's attempt to re-emphasise some of the content of the official website, (which is a far more professional affair) , so please make sure that you visit www.communigate.co.uk/ne/nbs/index.phtml for the latest news and facts.

.........or simply click HERE  ----it's well worth visiting!

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The Northern Budgerigar Society continues to meet and hold most of its meetings and shows in

THE BOWBURN COMMUNITY CENTRE, BOWBURN, (just off Junction 61 of the A1M),

We  welcome all budgerigar fanciers to those events. See our FULL programme of events at the bottom of the page.

 

OFFICERS FOR 2010

President                                 Ian Clarke

President Elect                        Linda Heighton

Chairman                                Brian Batey

Vice Chairman                        Don Rowell

Secretary/Treasurer                 Roy Cooke, 27 Valley Gardens, Blackhill, CONSETT   Co Durham             D                                                                                                                           DH8 8RQ  (01207 509521)

Assistant Secretary                  Bruce Ross

Publicity Officer                      Dave Herring

Show Secretary                        Brian Batey, 25 Sunnyside Court, Sunnyside ,Gateshead

m                                                                                         Tyne & Wear,  0191 4885712

Patronage Secretary                 Jim White

Minutes Secretary                    Linda Heighton    

Social Secretary                       Adrian Richards

BS Representative                                                                                                                                        Year Book Editor                    Lee Marshall

Committee                              L Heighton, G W Carr,  D Cairns,  C Wright,  A Elliott,  K Thompson, 

                                                                      K   Allison, N  Waters,  J Kime,  J Smith ,

           Auditors   D Rowell & I Clarke 

 

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Full £9.00, OAP & Junior   £5.00, Related partners living at the same address,  £13.50, 

Life membership 15 x relevant subscription

 

          From 2011  

Full   £11.00,  OAP & Junior   £6.00,  Related Partnerships living at the same address, £16.50,      

              Life Membership  15 x Full relevant subscription

 

   Society Affiliation Fees  

Budgerigar Societies  £11.00  Cage Bird Societies (Associated)  £6.00

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PRESIDENTS OF THE NORTHERN BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY

1961

 The late R Husthwaite

1986  K Parker

1962

 The late J Glenross

1987  D Mewse

1963

 The late Miss M Battle

1988  R J Armstrong

1964

 The late E Simpson

1989  R Cooke

1965

 The late J G Gibson

1990  B Pybus

1966

 The late P Davison

1991  The late D A Wells

1967

 The late J Mould

1992  T Hall

1968

 The late W Crossey

1993  Mrs S Wright

1969

 The late T Quenet

!994   The late J Herring

1970

 The late G Selkirk

1995  The late C Reay

1971

 The late J Herring

1996  The late D A Wells

1972

 The late C A Teasdale

1997   D Herring

1973

 The late Mrs J Mould

1998   R W Shepherd

1974

 The late T H Brown

1999   B Batey

1975

 V Scott

2000  The late W Allenden

1976

 D Herring

2001  J Mason

1977

 G Langley

2002  Mrs N Phillips

1978

 T Hall

2003  R Cooke

1979

 The late Mrs Y Maling

2004 The late J Herring

1980

 C L Bowman

2005  Mrs M Bowman

1981

 B Pybus

2006  D Price

1982

 The late T H Brown

2007  B Ross

1983

 The late A J Boak

2008  D Fairhurst

1984

 The late R McCreaddie

2009  D Rowell

1985

 B Batey

2010  I Clarke

 

N.B.S. GOLDEN BIRD AWARD for service to the Society

1979

The late Mr. & Mrs J. Mould

1995

The late D A Wells

1980

The late T N Quenet

1996

R W Shepherd

1981

The late A J Boak

1997

D Herring

1982

The late  Mrs Y Maling M.B.E

1998

T Hall

1983

The late J Herring

1999

R Graham

1984

The late J G Gibson

2000

B Batey

1985

J G Langley

2001

Mrs N Phillips

1986

G & D Mustard

2002

The late W Allenden

1987

B & J Minto

2003

J Mason

1988

D Cairns

2004

The late J Herring

1989

D Mewse

2005

J Huddart

1990

B Pybus

2006

The late E Lawson

1991

H Y Wind

2007

G Carr

1992

C L Bowman

2008

C Wright

1993

A M Hunt

2009 

D Cairns

1994

R Cooke

2010

B Ross

BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY JUDGES RESIDENT IN THE N.B.S. AREA

NC19

D Cairns

NL12

M J Little

NC24

P Corkhill

NM13

J Mason

NF12

  G D Findlay

NR125

J Rogerson

 

 

NR125

R Rogerson

NH167

D Herring

NS140

V Scott

NI10

B M Illingworth

NP21

Mrs N Phillips

NR5

A Richards

 NC25

I Clarke

                                            N.B.S. PANEL JUDGES NOT RESIDENT IN THE N.B.S. AREA

                                                                                           NB13    R W Brown

                                                                                           NS33    R Steele

                                                  N.B.S. MEMBERS ON THE B.S. SUBSIDIARY JUDGES PANEL

                                                                                           NM32    R Miller

 

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS for 2010/11

                                       June 6th                              Dave Herring, BS President                                                                                                                                                           

                             December 5th                     Ronnie Simpson,   followed by  a Christmas social event  & Bird    and Equipment Auction. The birds and equipment have been kindly donated by a number of members plus The Feed Warehouse. 

2011

                                       6th February                        Nominations meeting

                                       6th March                             Annual General Meeting

                                       3rd April                                Alistair Easdon

Additionally, we will again be holding a meeting in Carlisle for the benefit of our Cumbrian  members. This meeting will be held in the Belah, Carlisle, Community Centre, probably in April, starting at 2:30pm

                                       1st May                                 Allen Michael

                                       5th June                               Dave Hislop BS President

                                       4th September                    Roger Carr

         2nd October                        Dumfries BS panel

                                       6th November                     Grant Findlay

                                       4th December                     Geoff Tuplin

                                                                                

All the above events, to which ALL fanciers are invited, start at 2.30 pm,  Bowburn Community Centre, Bowburn

 

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AVIARY VISITS

Our newly acquired Social Secretary, Adrian Richards, had also been extremely active in recent weeks and has compiled a mouth-watering list of events to attract even the most sluggish among us. These comprise a series of aviary visits both within and outside our area, and are as follows :-

Thursday, April 28th  Aviary visit to   Ken Tart   and Frank Thomas, Stockton on Tees. Tea & biscuits provided

Thursday May 26th Aviary visit to   KEITH ALLISON, Peterlee. Tea & biscuits provided

Thursday June 23rd Aviary visit and Barbeque, at  LEE PENNICK, Seaton Carew (if you are attending the barbeque please tell Adrian or Lee)

Thursday July 21st  Aviary visit to   CHARLIE & MARGARET BOWMAN, Dunston, Gateshead. Tea & biscuits provided

Please use your own (or someone else’s) car and all meet at their Aviary at 6pm, no earlier please!

COACH  TRIP 2011

    Adrian has also arranged a Coach Trip and Aviary visit on Sunday June 12th 2011 to Stoke on Trent visiting the aviaries of Chris Huxley , Alan Marchant  and  Wayne, Richard & John Bowker. The cost of the trip is £20.  Cheques should be made payable to the NBS or cash payment to Adrian Richards. Reserve your seat NOW on a first come first served basis only. The first pick up point is Bowburn community centre at 7am prompt, then Ferryhill, Chilton and Aycliffe village.  For further information, contact Adrian Richards by email , adrianrichards@talktalk.net OR on mobile 07946529456

 

 THE N.B.S. CLUB SHOW  2008 & 2009

in the Bowburn Community Centre

See Show reports page for results, etc.

 

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