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  • Budgerigar Society Press Release 5th August 2020

    A requisition has been received by the Budgerigar Society, signed by 107 members, calling for an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). The members have advised that the motion of the EGM will be that, “we wish the Chairman to be removed from office, we the undersigned have completely lost faith and confidence in the chairman’s ability [ Read More » ]

  • Budgerigar Society Press Release 3rd August 2020

    The General Council (GC) were aware that a Facebook Group consisting of over 100 BS members had concerns on certain aspects of the Society. An approach was made to the group to obtain a list of these concerns so that the GC could investigate and if necessary, action them. The GC met via Zoom on [ Read More » ]

  • Budgerigar Society Press Release – 24th July 2020

    General Council Zoom Meetings Zoom meetings are now a regular way of communicating for the General Council (GC). They are held at least fortnightly and last for around 2 hours. Longer zoom sessions have been held but these can have a negative impact on concentration levels and 2 hours is found to be about right. [ Read More » ]

  • Budgerigar Society Press Release – 3rd July 2020

    The QueenA letter of congratulations has been received from Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of the Ninety-Fifth anniversary of the Budgerigar Society. Platinum PatronageA suggestion has been made by R Anderson to introduce Platinum Patronage as a new top level of patronage offered by the Society. The suggestion requires further detail and so the [ Read More » ]

  • Society Subscriptions and Ring Prices 2021

    Budgerigar Society Press Release – 19th June 2020 In recognition of the impact that the Coronavirus pandemic is having on the hobby, The Budgerigar Society General Council have agreed that subscriptions and ring prices will remain unchanged for 2021. Base costs from the ring manufacturer Avian ID are remaining the same for 2021. The BS [ Read More » ]

  • BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY RULE CHANGES – 2020

    Following the revision of Rules which were placed before the membership in the March/April 2020 issue of “The Budgerigar” 269 members cast their vote via the Postal Ballot. The Society thanks those members who have taken the trouble to vote. The results are noted below and these will be ratified at the 2020 AGM whenever [ Read More » ]

  • Social Media Communications

    To develop a more positive communications network for the overall benefit of BS Members, Terry Tuxford has been tasked by the GC to be the official spokesperson on BS related subjects on the Exhibition Budgerigar Forum. However, for BS matters, members are encouraged to use the Budgerigar Society Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/TheBudgerigarSociety/), which provides a direct [ Read More » ]

  • BS Rings

    The Society is pleased to announce that the Society ring maker Avian ID is purchasing a new laser ring making machine exclusively for the production of BS rings. Meantime BS laser etched rings will be produced on their existing machine with effect from the orders processed by the BS on 3rd June 2020. The rings [ Read More » ]

  • PRESS RELEASE May 2020

    The BS Club Show 2020 Recommendations received by the General Council (GC) from the Club Show Committee said that due to continued uncertainty of Government Guidelines on COVID-19 and the unknown time-scale for lifting the social distancing element of lockdown, the 2020 Club Show should be cancelled. The Dome in Doncaster would not be large [ Read More » ]

  • Graham Turner

    I am pleased to advise that Graham Turner of York has agreed to replace Steve Holland on the BS General Council. This follows Steve’s recent resignation and I thank Steve for his contributions to Council over the past two years. At the last ballot for the General Council, held in 2018, Graham was the first [ Read More » ]



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