Europe poised for total ban on Bee-harming pesticides Exclusive: Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees To read more on Damian Carrington article from theGardian online Thursday 23 March 2017

September 2016 – Asian hornet nest found and destroyed

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/asian-hornet-identified-in-gloucestershire

http://www.swindonhoneybeeconservation.org.uk/about-us/.

http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/pressreleases/build_the_buzz_dec_2015_1450197431.pdf

‘Wrong weather’ and ‘queen issues’ affect this year’s honey crop

Farming today from the Swindon Apiary

Information for BBKA Members 04082015 – Neonicotinoids

http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/pressreleases/website_posting_020415_shb_1427990902.pdf

http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/pressreleases/latest_on_small_hive_beetle_1427125082.pdf