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Hello all,

Please see below the latest FBH Newsletter for August 2012.
If you would like to recieve this newsletter before it appears here on the forums, please register on our NEW WEBSITE.

Federation of British Herpetologists - Reptiles for Life!

Be first to be informed!

Dear FBH Supporter,

Welcome to the FBH newsletter and particularly to those who have recently registered to receive these bulletins.

New Website
The big news this month is the launch of the new F.B.H. website.
You can see it by clicking HERE or following this link to
Please feedback to us with any problems you find on the site or with any suggestions you have to [email protected]
The new website represents a leap forward in functionality and efficiently for the F.B.H. and it wouldn’t have been possible without hard work, help and advice from F.B.H supporters. Please see the section below to find out who deserves a big pat on the back.

Forthcoming Events
The FBH breeders’ meeting takes place this Sunday (19th Aug) at Kempton Park.
Doors open at 10:30am to the public and 10:00am to members of affiliated societies.
Entrance to the show is £5

Address - Kempton Park Racecourse,
Staines Road East,
Sunbury on Thames,
Middlesex, TW165AQ

The next big reptile event for your diaries is the I.H.S. Breeders’ Meeting on Sunday 23rd September. Please see below for venue change information

Doncaster I.H.S. Breeders’ Meeting Venue Change
Following the issues endured at the last Breeders’ Meeting in June there has been a change of venue for the September event. While the I.H.S. has a contract with Doncaster Dome for the September show it was felt that a more permanent solution to the problem was preferable to another expensive court case. It is evident that the Dome is subject to immense pressure from several sources including the Local Authority and so a new venue under private ownership has been found. The move to Doncaster Racecourse presents several benefits for a show of this type, the most obvious being the increased visitor capacity. We hope you enjoy the show. We’re certainly looking forward to it immensely.

I.H.S. Breeder’s Meeting
Venue: Doncaster Racecourse
Leger Way
Tel: 01302 511 915
Date: Sunday 23rd September
Admission: Full Society Members - £2.50
Affiliate Members - £5.00
Doors: 10.15 – Full members
10.45 – Affiliate members

Big Thank You

As mentioned previously we have been overwhelmed by the support and good wishes from F.B.H. supporters. We would like to thank everyone who has stepped up, helped out or put their hand in their pocket over the last few months. There are far too many to name and we’re bound to have forgotten someone, but we’d like to specifically thank:
Adrian at for the design and build of our splendid new website
Adam at for his technical wizardry and advice
Vivian Eleven for her tireless hard work researching and compiling info for the F.B.H. office.
Jennifer Paterson for her relentless letter writing and passionate advocacy of the F.B.H. mission
To Pet Business World magazine Pet Business Wholesale, Pet Wholesalers, Trade News & Jobs | PBW for the design and print of the FBH leaflets and Doncaster show programme

And finally, to the F.B.H. committee and to all of the active supporters who have helped out and donated. You know who you are. Your contributions mean a lot to us and help immensely. Thank you.
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