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

  • Swarms of honeybees
    on May 29, 2019 at 2:23 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 […]

  • E-Learning Module - Technical Issues
    on May 27, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Please note we are experiencing technical issues with our online e-learning courses when using Internet Explorer.This has been reported to IT and is under […]

  • RESOLVED: Email Issues
    on May 23, 2019 at 2:23 am

    *** RESOLVED ***Updated: 28/05/2019 - This issue is now resolved. Please be aware we are currently experiencing issues with emails to nbu@apha.gov.uk In the […]

  • Scottish Government Vacancy - Lead Bee Inspector
    on March 28, 2019 at 2:23 am

    The Scottish Government are currently recruiting for a new Lead Bee Inspector. For further details please see here. […]

  • Importing Animals and Animal Products If There’s No Brexit Deal
    on February 17, 2019 at 2:23 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 […]