Category Archives: Sounds of the Beehive
Week 4 of our Beekeepers beginners course and was our practical hive and frame making day. We started with everyone making at least one frame and then we moved on to making supers and a couple of brood boxes and … Continue reading
With the worse of winter behind us, now is the time to remove Wood Pecker protection from your hives. Now that the weather has improved and our bees are flying, it’s now time to take off the mouse guards as … Continue reading
The National Bee Unit has a vacancy for a Seasonal Bee Inspector (SBIs) post in South Cambridgeshire or West Suffolk. If you are interested in applying for either of the areas, please use the following link SBI Jobs. If you … Continue reading
Sunday 13th March saw our second session at Mrs Howard Memorial Hall for 25 new beekeepers. Proceedings started with Gary talking about products from the hive and what it can be made from them. The main products being honey, wax … Continue reading
Malcolm and Gary spent Saturday morning and part of the afternoon clearing rubbish as well as removing scrub, brambles and dead trees. There is now a huge pile of rubbish to be taken away by the council, the noticeable pieces … Continue reading
we are currently in the process of updating the memberships forms and gift aid forms for 2016 and these will be sent out to members in the near future as well as publishing them here.
Dear Beekeepers. In many areas of the UK nectar flows have ceased and reports are coming in from Regional and Seasonal Bee Inspectors of starving bee colonies, where the beekeeper is not aware that the bees are severely short of … Continue reading