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    Which is correct - Northamptonshire Beekeepers Association or Northamptonshire Beekeepers' Association?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beeman View Post
    Which is correct - Northamptonshire Beekeepers Association or Northamptonshire Beekeepers' Association?
    They are both OK, it depends if you see it as an association of Northamptonshire beekeepers, or an Association which belongs to Northamptonshire beekeepers.

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