Invading hornet bad news for struggling UK honey bees - BBC News

"The Asian hornet has been slowly moving closer to the UK for a while now. Already a problem in France it likes nothing more than eating European honey bees. It's arrival here would be a problem for struggling bee populations. Like many invasive species the hornet has seen plenty of alarming and frankly slightly over the top coverage in the media.  But they do pose a really serious threat to our honeybees. ...."

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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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