GBKA Auction

The GBKA Auction will be held on Saturday 19th May 2018.

It will be under cover at the Cotswold Riding School for the Disabled in Cheltenham. The address is Prestbury Park Racecourse, Cheltenham GL50 4SH.

Three Counties Show

The 2018 Three Counties Show will be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June. For information about the Show, which will include a Honey Show and a large beekeeping stand, visit their web site: Three Counties Show




Asian Hornets

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 risk to honey bees because they will kill them when they need protein to feed their own larvae.

Asian hornets were found in the Tetbury area of …

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Bee Connected

BeeConnected is a system to notify beekeepers when a neighbouring farmer is applying insecticides to their crops.

Farmers and spray contractor are being encouraged to enter the details of when and where they are planning to spray an insecticide that may present a risk to bees, and a simple notification will be sent to …

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Helping Your Neighbour

This is a useful little document that beekeepers can pass on to their neighbour to put them at ease when they are going to open up their hives.

Dear Neighbour,

I am delighted to tell you that I now have a colony of bees at our house and wanted to let you know what …

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