It is highly recommended that all bee keepers register with BeeBase.

They provide useful information on the art of apiculture and send out information regarding disease outbreaks in the area or alerts for possible starvation / varroa problems.

Beebase News Feed

  • This week (13-19 July) is Bees’ Needs Week
    on July 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Bees’ Needs Week is a campaign co-ordinated by Defra to raise awareness of the importance of bees and other pollinators, and to provide practical advice […]

  • New Presentations Online
    on June 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

    The National Bee Unit is pleased to share a range of presentations created by Fera Science Ltd. presented by Kirsty Stainton on;Asian Hornet BiologyAsian […]

    on April 9, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Scottish beekeepers; please read the attached information note from Scottish Government.DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES PROVIDED BY SASA DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

  • COVID-19 and Beekeeping update
    on April 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Please find updated Covid-19 beekeeping guidance with official logos for England, Wales and Scotland.  The updated guidance has an amended paragraph which […]

  • COVID-19 and Beekeeping
    on March 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Please see the below guidance from the bee health policy teams in England, Wales and Scotland regarding beekeeping during the COVID-19 […]