Quarter of British honey contaminated with bee-harming pesticides, research reveals - The Guardian

"Almost a quarter of British honey samples remain contaminated after a partial ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, new research has revealed. The contamination rate has fallen – it was more than half before the ban – but the study shows that the potent insecticides remain prevalent in the farmed environment and still pose a serious risk to bees and other vital pollinators. ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire

The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire.

We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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