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

  • Starvation Alert
    on November 29, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Beekeepers should continue to monitor their colonies throughout the winter as temperatures in some regions of the UK have been unusually high for the winter […]

  • Importing Animals and Animal Products If There’s No Brexit Deal
    on November 28, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Defra have published guidance on importing animals, which includes bees, if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. The information can be viewed by […]

  • Northern Regional Bee Inspector Vacancy
    on November 6, 2018 at 11:56 am

    A Regional Bee Inspector Vacancy is now live on the Civil Service Jobs website. The area we are recruiting in is:Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Wirral and […]

  • The National Hive Count 2018
    on November 1, 2018 at 11:56 am

    The 2018 Hive Count launches today (1st November)! More information can be found here. This year the emails will be sent out using the Government Notify system […]

  • Seasonal Bee Inspector Vacancies in Greater London and Co. Durham
    on October 22, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Seasonal Bee Inspector Vacancies are now live on the Civil Service Jobs website. The areas we are recruiting in are: Greater London, London, Kent (South […]