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AHAT – Is not something to put on your head!

“Asian Hornet Action Teams (AHAT’s) are being set up by beekeepers to assist in the early identification and control of any Asian hornet Incursions into the U.K and as the next incursion could literally turn up anywhere, beekeepers everywhere are advised to use this time to prepare themselves. The aim is fighting the establishment of Asian Hornets, …

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Devon Beekeepers Asian Hornet Information

Hello beekeepers! Here is an update to some information on the planned Devon beekeepers response to any Asian Hornet sightings, located on the Devon beekeepers website. HERE There is now a Devon based Asian Hornet Action Team (AHAT) and they have a website which will post the latest information on any Asian Hornet sightings HERE …

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Swarm lists and Contact Information!

Hello Beekeepers, the BBKA swarm list is maintained by the BBKA as a contact point for the general public for helping when honeybees swarm. This years changes to the BBKA swarm pages on the website have received some adverse comments, which will be passed back to the BBKA. The Tavistock Beekeepers Swarm Liaison details remain …

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Training update

Hello Beekeepers! Well the Beekeeping year has started and there is lots to do in the Apiary! This year why not try and learn some more about your Bees (?) with the BBKA training modules that can be taken in any order; over what ever time you have available. The BBKA website is being re-done …

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Tavistock Beekeepers Training Apply Now!

Hello beekeepers, You know when people ask you “How easy is it to start keeping Bees?” why not give them a call now and tell them about the Tavistock beekeepers training course 2018? Here is the course outline information, please contact Mark Gibbons directly for course information. Please click here to download form if it …

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Tavistock Beekeepers AGM

Hello Beekeepers! Your are cordially invited to this years Tea, Cake and Honey tasting, with an AGM; and this will be held at the Parish Rooms, Tavistock​; 7.30 pm Wednesday 15th November 2017. We hope you can find the time to attend and help your branch continue its beekeeping activities for next year! David Painter Chairman …

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2018 Membership – Update your membership early PLEASE!

Hello Beekeepers! the new membership form for 2018 has been published and is on the website HERE PLEASE update your membership as soon as possible as this really helps our Treasurer keep ahead of the paperwork and provide you with your beekeeping insurance for next year, an essential! The Tavistock AGM is on the 15th …

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UPDATE – Asian Hornet sightings Devon

Hello Beekeepers! There has been NO confirmation of sighting of Asian Hornet other than the one event at Woolacombe, North Devon this year. Officially the NNS and NBU have provided no further information on other sightings in Plymouth, Brentor or other U.K locations. We hope they will publish a round-up of their efforts when they consider …

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UPDATE!!–Asian Hornet confirmed in Devon

  Hello Beekeepers, we have unfortunately received notice from the BBKA that the NBU have a CONFIRMED siting of Asian Hornet in Wollacoombe in Devon. – WebBee  🙁 “The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian Hornet at an apiary near Woolacombe in Devon. Work to identify, destroy and remove any nests …

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And another one!

Hello Beekeepers, another Hornets nest has been found on Jersey, full details can be found HERE “So far this year seven nests have been found. These comprise three secondary nests (the two discovered this week and another at Archirondel), as well as four primary nests – one near Fliquet, one in a beehive in St …

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