Tag Archives: November

Bee thieves strike for a second time at Compton Verney

BEE thieves have struck for a second time at Compton Verney, decimating the colony at the country mansion. Two hives worth £300 each were installed in April, producing 40lbs of honey over the summer, but then in November one of … Continue reading

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Charity demands ban on hunting

AFTER six fatal accidents since the opening of the hunting season, wildlife charity Aspas has called for tighter controls on hunters: including a no-shooting zone around houses. In all, there have been 34 shooting accidents since September with half involving … Continue reading

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Bellaire man gets buzz from working with bees

Mark Anderson knew his search for a home was over when he pulled in the driveway of a 1.5-acre tract in Bellaire. Not only would there be plenty of room for his beekeeping hobby, but a swarm was already buzzing … Continue reading

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