Wakefield & Pontefract Beekeepers


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Due to unforeseen circumstanceswe have had to make changes to the Winter meetings…….see details

Winter meeting changes

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Starting Right With Bees 2018

A course for anyone interested in learning more about Beekeeping. This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in taking up beekeeping or those with some experience who may wish to broaden their knowledge.

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The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Bury area of Lancashire. It was spotted by a member of the public in a cauliflower, which has since been traced back to Boston, Lincolnshire.   Work is already underway to identify any nests, which includes setting up a surveillance zone and traps in the two identified locations and deploying bee inspectors to visit local beekeepers. If you suspect you have seen an Asian hornet you can report this using the iPhone and Android app ‘Asian Hornet Watch’ or by emailing alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk. Identification guides and more information are available on Bee Base.

Beekeeping course