BBC News: Honey bees: Inspectors check hives in search of devastating disease (N.I.)

"Inspectors are visiting the hives of honey bees in Northern Ireland to search for a devastating disease that turns their larvae to mush. There has been a reported spike in incidence of American foul brood in the region.
It is a spore-borne bacterial disease that infects the young and wipes them out. It was found in about 40 locations in Northern Ireland last year, marking roughly a four-fold increase on 2014. ..."

Read more here: BBC News

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