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  • Asian Hornet alert

    Asian Hornet alert

    We are asking everyone to be vigilant in looking out for this alien species, the Asian Hornet, Vespa velutina. This hornet could decimate our pollinators including our honey bees, it is important to have everyone actively looking for it. Download the Asian Hornet Watch App to help identify and report any sightings – links for iOs…

  • BBKA Neonicotinoids petition

    BBKA Neonicotinoids petition

    The BBKA is totally opposed to the use of neonicotinoids and other similar pesticides due to their effect on not only honey bees but other pollinators, and the wider environment. More details on the campaign and an invitation to sign the petition to Parliament at

  • BBKA Honey Labelling Petition

    BBKA Honey Labelling Petition

    Please support the BBKA’s new honey petition to Parliament which calls on the Government to change the Honey labelling rules so consumers can easily recognise all countries of origin of the honey contained in a jar sold here in the UK. This is the second honey petition in our efforts to maintain pressure on the government…

  • 2022 December

    2022 December

    As COP27 was in full swing and we were finishing this issue, the highest November temperatures ever recorded in the UK must have shocked even the bees. They were busily bringing in pollen while even a few drones took to the air as if it was high summer. At a frighteningly unseasonal 21C, some autumn-sown…