• Welcome to the Yalding & District Beekeepers

  • Interested in the facinating world of Bees ?

  • Wondered what these boxes are in the countryside ?

  • Or have you found a swarm?

  • Then, why not contact us?

It is with regret that Yalding & District Beekeepers is no longer an active club and has now closed. However, the good news is that our associate club Laddingford & District Beekeepers is thriving so can I suggest that you visit their website at www.laddingfordbeekeepers.co.uk where you will find all the up to date information you may need. If you require any specific information that you cannot access on their website then please contact the Chair, Marilyn Taylor at chair@laddingfordbeekeepers.co.uk and she will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.

Membership

Membership to Yalding and District Beekeeping Club has many advantages, read more here.

Meetings

The branch meets each month, throughout the year. Click here to find out more.

Help

Have you found a swarm and you need help?

UPCOMING EVENT

There are currently no upcoming events.


Latest News

Invasive species: MPs call for a million people's help

26 Oct 2019 | 9:35 pm

More than a million volunteers are needed to tackle the spread of invasive non-native species in the UK, MPs say.

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The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life

21 Oct 2019 | 8:04 pm

A slew of factors—its acidity, its lack of water and the presence of hydrogen peroxide—work in perfect harmony, allowing the sticky treat to last forever.

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LEGO Beehive

13 Sep 2019 | 11:11 pm

Real hive built from LEGO

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Asian hornet nest killed in the Gosport area of Hampshire

Posted on 15 September 2020 | 12:00 am

An Asian hornet nest in an apple tree was killed near Gosport, Hampshire on Friday 11th September.  The nest was small, approximately 20cm in diameter and monitoring will continue in the area.

Further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page on BeeBase and on Defra's 2020 Asian Hornet sightings page. Please direct all media enquiries to the Defra Press Office: 0330 0416560

Please report sightings using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app for Iphone and Android.

Asian Hornet Week

Posted on 11 September 2020 | 12:00 am

7-13 September is Asian Hornet Week
A new blog by the National Bee Unit on Asian Hornet has just been published here
Please report sightings using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app for Iphone and Android.

Asian hornet confirmed in the Gosport area of Hampshire

Posted on 10 September 2020 | 12:00 am

Beekeepers and members of the public were today asked to remain vigilant after an Asian hornet was spotted in the Gosport area of Hampshire.

Further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page of BeeBase and on Defra's news page.  Please direct all media enquiries to the Defra Press Office: 0330 0416560

Please report sightings using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app for Iphone and Android.

Officer Insurance

Posted on 28 September 2020 | 3:24 pm

Trustees Liability Schedule Management Liability Policy

ADM 2021 - Saturday 16th January 2021

Posted on 28 September 2020 | 10:34 am

Notification Letter - important please read    BBKA 2021 ADM Virtual Meeting – What you Need to Know Version 2 Proposition Form - please read Guidelines for completing ADM Noms & Props before completing the form Trustee Nomination Form - please read What does being a Trustee of the BBKA Involve? before applying.  Key Dates 2021 Exam Board Nomination Form Delegate Nomination Form As delegates are being asked to have two screens or two computers available on the day so they can watch the ADM proceedings on  one and vote on the other, we have decided to post two copies of the ADM pack to each delegate; one for themselves and one for the supporter/reserve delegate.  The latest date the packs will be sent out is w/c 20th November but we will endeavour to issue them earlier.   Applications for Area Association Membership of BBKA - please contact gen.manager@bbka.org.uk x 2020 ADM Draft Minutes 11 January 2020 : draft v3 Exe...

Policies and Procedure

Posted on 28 September 2020 | 9:02 am

Risk Assessments Explanation of risk codes on risk assessments - download Use of Closed Observation Hives at Public Events - download Use of Apiary for Training  - download Running a Honey Show  - download BBKA Safeguarding policy Safeguarding, child protection and vulnerable adults. Policy and procedures - download Alcohol and drugs policy - download Whilstleblowing policy - download