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

  • New Asian Hornet Trap Recording in BeeBase Beekeeping Records
    on June 22, 2018 at 7:38 am

    Dear Beekeepers.The National Bee Unit (NBU) has added a new BeeBase feature to help understand UK Asian hornet surveillance.In April 2018 a single Asian […]

  • Asian hornet identified in Lancashire
    on June 20, 2018 at 7:38 am

    The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of a single Asian hornet in Lancashire. More information can be found in the Defra Press release: […]

  • Live Data Maps
    on June 13, 2018 at 7:38 am

    Please note: We are currently experiencing issues with our live data maps and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. […]

  • Swarms of honeybees
    on May 15, 2018 at 7:38 am

    The National Bee Unit has been receiving a large amount of calls regarding honey bee swarms. Please note that we do not deal with swarms, however, you may find […]

  • Small Hive Beetle is not confirmed in France
    on May 4, 2018 at 7:38 am

    The National Bee Unit (NBU) received news on 30/04/2018 of a suspected finding of Small hive beetle eggs in an imported consignment of bees (1000 queens) […]