Category Archives: Wasp nests

Bid to burn wasp nest starts Bletchley garage fire

  A garage was destroyed and a house damaged by smoke as two DIY pest controllers attempted to burn a wasp nest. The blaze took hold in a garage in Oakwood Drive, Bletchley at about 14:20 BST on Sunday. Buckinghamshire … Continue reading

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Meet the Jesmond gardener who could be killed by just one wasp sting

Stings have caused deaths in more than 70% of people with anaphylaxis, most of who did not know they had the condition Keen gardener Steve Fletcher could be killed by just one wasp sting. The 62 year old, from Jesmond, … Continue reading

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Pest controllers discover giant nest built by 10,000 wasps in house loft

A giant nest built by up to 10,000 stinging wasps has been discovered in a loft space The nest was allowed to reach close to its maximum size because the property in question, in the sleepy country village of Pipewell … Continue reading

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Hornet Nest

Mike Dilger visits the home of naturalist Stephen Powles, to find a hornet’s nest in the spare bedroom. It offers a unique chance to see their world close up. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p048lwx9/player

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Why are there wasps in my bathroom

Why are there wasps in my bathroom In the past week there’s been a 1,000% rise in the number of people searching Google to find out when UK wasps will die, while scores of Twitter users have shared tales of … Continue reading

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Stung by a wasp while clearing poppies

Stung by a wasp while clearing poppies The ladybird poppies, fire-engine red with jet black centres, had flopped in the rain, their flimsy petals scattered across the path. Cutting back the plants, it took me a moment to process what … Continue reading

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Dog attacked by wasps is home from vets

The dog that was attacked by wasps and had to be rescued from the River Foss at Haxby is back home now. Bailey, who is 13 and a half, was subject to a ferocious attack by the insects and badly … Continue reading

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Paper wasps punish rivals with poker faces

Wasps with a mismatch between fighting ability and facial patterns are treated more aggressively by other wasps. When we think of wasps, honesty isn’t usually the first word to that springs to mind. Yet new evidence from a study at … Continue reading

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