Monthly Archives: June 2015

More than 14% of England’s honeybee colonies died over winter

More than 14% of England’s honeybee colonies died over winter More than 14% of England’s honeybee colonies died over the winter, the latest research from the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) has found. The BBKA’s annual survey of beekeepers across England’s … Continue reading

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20,000 bees swarm in town centre

‘It was quite scary because there was just so many of them and I didn’t want to get stung but a lot of people were just fascinated and were saying they’ve never seen anything like it before.’ A SWARM of … Continue reading

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Fathers day – Adopt A Hive

Fathers day – Adopt A Hive Our busy little black and yellow friends are vital to our well-being, as they pollinate the plants that we grow for food, but, our Honey bees are in crisis. Their population is dwindling at an … Continue reading

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The Ancient Celts…of Druids & Bees

The Ancient Celts…of Druids & Bees: In Scotland’s western isles, people once talked of ‘the secret knowledge of the bees,’ for these tiny creatures were thought to embody the ancient wisdom of the Druids. So what did the Druids know? … Continue reading

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