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

  • Up to date information on the Asian hornet
    on March 2, 2018 at 2:58 am

    If you would like to know more about the Asian hornet, there are two pages which will be of use to you:The National Bee Unit's BeeBase page on the Asian […]

  • An Update on the Asian Hornet Outbreak in Woolacombe and Information about the Tetbury Nest Analysis
    on March 1, 2018 at 2:58 am

    Please note that in order to see some of the content, you may need to temporarily turn off your pop-up blocker.Please click the following blue link to view an […]

  • Phone Line Issues
    on February 20, 2018 at 2:58 am

    *** RESOLVED *** 16:30 20/02/2018: Please be aware, we are currently experiencing problems with our main office line - 0300 3030094 - until the issue is fixed […]

  • Regional Bee Inspector (RBI) Vacancies
    on January 17, 2018 at 2:58 am

    The National Bee Unit has several Regional Bee Inspector Posts advertised on the Civil Service Jobs website. The areas we are recruiting in are:Northern […]

  • Complete the Hive Count
    on October 31, 2017 at 2:58 am

    Dear Beekeepers,It's time to update your BeeBase records with the total number of overwintering hives as of 1st November 2017. To do this click on the link […]