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Training Course 2018

Are you, or could you be interested in beekeeping? A beginner’s evening class will be held at Falfield Village Hall, every Monday night from  5th February 2018  to 26th March 2018,  7.30pm to 9.30pm It will cover all aspects of the British Beekeeper’s Association “basic” examination syllabus and is suitable for both novice and complete […]

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Asian Hornet spotted in Tetbury

The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Tetbury area of Gloucestershire – the first time the hornet has been discovered in the UK. The Asian hornet is smaller than our native hornet and poses no greater risk to human health than a bee. However, they do pose a […]

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Skin Cream and Lip Balm

The demonstration on making skin cream and lip balm showed how the basic process is both simple and effective. More sophisticated recipes can be obtained from the net or from one of the many publications on bee craft. Skin Cream (for 3 x 60ml pots) 10 gm beeswax 50 ml Almond Oil 50 ml Rose/rain […]

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Help our Bees

10 Things to Help Bees

Honey bees across the world under threat because of virulent viruses transferred by the varroa mite. Nearly all colonies in the wild have died out and without beekeepers to care for them honey bees could disappear in a few years. Dr Ivor Davis, Master Beekeeper and trustee of the British Beekeepers Association suggests ten things […]

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