Category Archives: Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

WARNING: Swarms of drunk, unemployed and angry German wasps could hit Lancashire

WARNING: Swarms of drunk, unemployed and angry  German wasps could hit Lancashire “Bored, angry and drunk” German wasps could start attacking and stinging people in Lancashire at random, experts have warned. People are being warned to watch out for swarms … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

Young girl stung 30-40 times by wasps in the Staffordshire Moorlands

A young girl suffered between 30 and 40 wasp stings after she slipped on leaves and disturbed a wasp nest in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The horrible incident happened in woods near Upper Cotton just before 4.00pm on Thursday afternoon. An … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Lancashire, Pest Control Preston, Wasp nest, Wasp nests, Wasps destroyed, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

Swarm List

http://www.beeswarms.org.uk Free Swarm List  

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire

When wasps ATTACK

When wasps ATTACK Experts reveal why the evil insects target you, how to avoid being stung and whether killing one will cause an army to swarm If you’ve ever been stung by a bee or wasp, you might think the attack … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

When Given Coloured Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Coloured Nests

When Given Coloured Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Coloured Nests It’s unnerving to discover a wasp’s nest dangling outside your house, but perhaps it would be a tad less so with the help of biology student Mattia Menchetti who cleverly … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , ,

New wasp “scouting pack” warns soft fruit growers of aphid problem

Koppert Biological Systems has launched Aphiscout, a parasitic wasp mix intended to detect the early signs of aphid infestation in the crop and so guide growers’ IPM strategy. Product manager Tim Bossinga expects it to prove a valuable solution for … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Dad stung by swarm of hornets while walking at nature reserve

A father fled in terror as he was stung 37 times by a swarm of giant “super-wasps” at a nature reserve. David Williams-Jones, 42, told how “thousands” of the giant European hornets swarmed around him when he accidentally stepped on … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

New species of wasp discovered in England

Parasitic wasp spotted at Kent nature reserve is confirmed to be new genus and species to Britain A species of wasp that has never been recorded in the country has been discovered at a British nature reserve. The parasitic wasp, … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Wasps Destroyed

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Warning as man killed by wasps

Warning as man killed by wasps A MAN has been killed by a swarm of wasps after he tried to destroy their nest. Forty-four year old Stéphane Bredin, a father of one child, had been trying to destroy a wasp … Continue reading

Posted in Adopt A Hive, Pest Control Preston, Wasps Destroyed Preston, Lancashire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,