NORTHERN BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY
It’s with sadness to tell you Mrs Margaret Bowman’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 28th February 2017 at Saltwell crematorium, NE9 6DT, at 1pm, then afterwards at the Ravensdene lodge hotel, Lobley Hill, Gateshead, All Welcome.
Sunday 5th March 2017
Speaker is Grant Findlay, The BS secretary
Sunday 2nd April 2017
Sunday 7th May 2017
NBS Open Day at The Ravensdean Lodge Hotel, Gateshead2.30pm @ Bowburn Community centre, DH6 5AT
Gaile Clark receives her NBS Presidents chain of office for 2017 from current NBS Chairman Adrian Richards
Northern Budgerigar Society Club meeting dates
Northern Budgerigar Society 1st Sunday afternoon of each month
Sunderland BS 1st Wednesday night of each month
Gateshead BS 2nd Wednesday night of each month
Teesside BS 1st Monday night of each month
Darlington & Spennymoor BS 2nd Tuesday night of each month
Newcastle BS 3rd Tuesday night of each month
South Shields BS 2nd Monday night of each month
Carlisle BS 4th Thursday night of each month
These Club meetings may change on some occasions due to circumstances out of our control due to holidays or Budgerigar Society Special events. Please refer to Cage & Aviary Birds or check your clubs website or if you let the NBS publicity officer know this can be updated on the NBS website, under local clubs.
AFFILIATED TO THE BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY
John Herring Memorial Golden Bird Award Winner 2017
Ady Lovack won the Golden bird award for his outstanding work within the NBS area and promoting the NBS when out giving talks, aviary visits and out competing on the show bench including the BS World show.
Awarded the John Herring Memorial Golden Bird Award 2017 by Gaile Clark the NBS President
Founder members of the NBS
J.Bulman,T.H.Thompson,A.L.Wilson and J.S.Laidman. It is thought that these members were the founder members of the NBS.
In 1953 the Carlisle area failed to find members required to run the society and the Northumberland and Durham BS which had been founded in 1946 was requested, and agreed to take over the running and the name of the society.
We hold our meetings at Bowburn Community Centre,Durham Road,Bowburn,Co.Durham DH6 5AT telephone number 01913770571, the first Sunday in every month, commencing at 2-30p.m.
Simple to find, take juntion 61 off M1 and head for Bowburn.
What are the benefits of joining us?
The chance of meeting other breeders and exhibitors in your own area.
Monthly meetings with guest speakers
Members handbook out in May
Your own ring number.(personalised if required)
Help available when needed.
Our Secretary is Roy Cooke 27 Valley Gardens,Blackhill,Consett, Co.Durham. DH88RQ
Telephone Number 01207 509251
SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NOW DUE PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH THE NBS SECRETARY.
IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID YOUR SUBS PLEASE CONTACT ROY COOKE. ASAP
Northern Budgerigar Society Subscriptions for 2017
Adult member subs £13
Disabled member subs £8
Junior subs FREE
Senior citizens, aged 65 years from 1st January £8
Partnerships per member £13
Partnerships at the same address £19.50
Life membership - 15 times the current single full membership.
Affiliation fees for societies as per adult subs £13
Cage Bird Societies as per OAP £8
Our hard working Secretary Roy Cooke
Dennis Cairns the Minute secretary
Adrian Richards and Dennis Cairns judged the Preston BS show. Here shows Adrian with the winners.
NBS members Adrian Richards and Ken Richards travel to Skegness October 2015 to meet fellow breeder Mick Widdowson and travel to Grantham, Lincolnshire to meet the Worlds strongest man Geoff Capes and another champion budgerigar breeder Micheal Jarrard. They had a good day out and saw some wonderful budgerigars