October 2018 archive

Tavistock Beekeepers AGM

Hello Beekeepers! The Tavistock Beekeepers AGM is here.. November 15th 2018 at 19:30 Tavistock Parish Hall Bring and share a plate of something please. PLEASE ATTEND as you need to vote to elect your committee See you there..   Tavistock Beekeepers – It’s all about the Bees you know. A Branch of the Devon Beekeepers …

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Asian Hornet update

Hello Beekeepers! Here is the latest information on the Asian Hornet sightings in the UK. HERE Current situation To date, there have been 13 confirmed sightings of the Asian hornet in England and six nests have been destroyed. Nine of these sightings occurred in 2018; an individual hornet in Lancashire (April) and Hull, three in …

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Tavistock Website – Update

Hello Beekeepers! The Tavistock Beekeepers website should now appear correctly when you search for it; after the last of the last tweaks to recover it. (After our previous hosting service scrapped it for us 🙁 ). The editing of the contents will be ongoing, and if you see anything you would like corrected or added, …

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Winter Feed Check

Hello Beekeepers! Its time to check the winter feed status of your bees! Your bees may be wide awake now and buzzing in the sunshine, this also means they will be eating through their stores of sugar. Please check on a warm sunny day and test your store levels by hefting the hive (to check …

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Tavistock Beekeepers on the Radio

Hello Beekeepers! BBC Local Radio Devon hosted Tavistock Beekeepers last Wednesday on the Michael Chequer show. If you would like to hear the discussion about Queens and other things why not listen now? https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/play/p06ldg0f  

Asian Hornet UPDATE- Hampshire

Hello Beekeepers! A second Asian Hornet nest has been destroyed in Hampshire HERE :- This brings the total number of nests destroyed in England over two years to 6. National Bee Unit (NBU) inspectors are still investigating reports of Asian Hornets in the Southampton area and in the Guildford area.It’s very important that members of …

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Beekeeper Training 2019

Hello Beekeepers! Tavistock beekeepers will be running a basic beekeeping training course early next year, the details are being finalised. If you would like to attend or know anyone who would like to attend please drop us an e-mail at tavistockbee@gmail.com Look forward to seeing you there!- WebBee

Tavistock Beekeepers website

Hello beekeepers! After an experience of the worst kind of service from our previous web hosting service we are now up and running again on a new provider Wiserhosting who have been fantastic! The website is still being redeveloped so please be patient while this is done. Any comments please direct to WebBee at the …

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Asian Hornet news

HI, there are still outstanding sightings of the Asian Hornet in Hampshire, Hull and Cornwall. No doubt there will be a full report from DEFRA later on the years activities.  – WebBee