Sunday Herald: Bees left 'starved' by wet weather

"BEES are on the verge of starvation with some hives producing as little as a sixth of the usual amount of honey because of bad weather. Experts say low temperatures have resulted in the worst honey yield since 1985 with very little being produced. Some beekeepers have been forced to spend tens of thousands of pounds feeding their colonies special sugar syrup to keep them alive. ..."

Read more here: Sunday Herald

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 old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping