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Director of Public Affairs: Tim Lovett   07770 894575

Press Release

Honey Survey 2016

BBKA's annual survey shows that honey bees overcame summer starvation threats to provide an average 26lbs of honey per hive. The East remains Englands most productive region. 

Statement

Asian Hornet found in Somerset -update 4

An Asian Hornet has been confirmed north of the Mendips in Somerset. The National Bee Unit is setting up a second 3 mile surveillance area and local control centre to hunt for hornets and their nest. 

Statement

How to help Honey Bees survive the winter

Good beekeeping practice involves the following actions to get ready for winter. 

Press Release

Asian Hornet nest found in Tetbury and destroyed

A nest of Asian hornets has been found in Tetbury and destroyed by experts. Continued vigilance for further sightings is advised.