Monthly Archives: September 2015

Eco projects that don’t cost the earth

Syngenta Operation Pollinator Environmental Award Winner, Anthony Darker, hasn’t been resting on his laurels at Elsham Golf Club in Lincolnshire. He has continued to develop a whole range of eco projects that has served to further enhance the environmental value … Continue reading

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Wasps Destroyed

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Wasps invade local home

A tradesman carrying out routine work at a home in the Tattyreagh area was working near the roof of the house when he heard a dulling humming. Pulling back the fascia board, he found an active wasp nest built through the … Continue reading

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Wasp nest calls get pest team buzzing

The district has been buzzing with wasps this summer according to West Oxfordshire District Council’s pest control service. Pest control officer Sandro Silvestri responded to as many as 22 appointments a day to carry out treatments of wasps’ nests during … Continue reading

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Dozens stung by wasps at Great Reno Balloon Races

A swarm of wasps attacked dozens of people, including a group of kindergarteners who had gathered in a Reno, Nevada, park to watch a hot air balloon competition,. Washoe County officials say 48 people were treated at the scene after … Continue reading

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Wasps and Mice found in our schools

OVER £22,000 has been paid by North Ayrshire Council in the last four and a half years attempting to tackle pest control in schools. And in the last year, schools in Irvine and Kilwinning have faced issues with rats, wasps, … Continue reading

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Britain’s Indian summer could lead to an ‘invasion’ of wasp swarms

A hot start to the summer led to ideal conditions for swarms of wasps which caused a large increase in insect populations. People are so frightened of the vicious flying insects that sales of wasp control products from one company … Continue reading

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Grandfather killed by swarm of wasps in ‘tragic accident’ at holiday park

An 83 year-old man was killed by a swarm of wasps after he accidentally disturbed their nest on holiday. Grandfather Clive Southall mistakenly disturbed the nest whilst clearing woodland near to his holiday home in Welshpool, Mid Wales. The inquest … Continue reading

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People told to prepare for a bumper year for wasps

People are being warned about an invasion of aggressive, hungry wasps due to swarm our way. Just a few weeks after the UK was left reeling from a plague of flying ants, thousands of wasps are expected to swarm gardens … Continue reading

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Bees: Friends of the Earth mounts legal challenge over govt pesticide decision

A Government decision to allow farmers to use ‘banned’ bee-harming pesticides in England, is being challenged at the High Court by Friends of the Earth. The environment charity notified the Government on Friday (21 August 2015) that it has applied … Continue reading

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