• 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?

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

YDBK at Waitrose

20 Aug 2018 | 2:52 pm

YDBK will be attending Waitrose at Paddock wood on the 8th September from 10.00am till 4.00pm as part of the ‘Community Matters’ Scheme.

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Asian Hornet: Second Fowey Nest Found and Destroyed

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 6:15 am

A second Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in Fowey, close to the 1st nest site. Information about this discovery, along with surveillance activities in Hull and Liskeard can be found in the following Defra press realease:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/asian-hornet-second-fowey-nest-destroyed

Live Data Maps - Issue Resolved

Posted on 12 September 2018 | 6:15 am

Please note: The issues with our live data maps are now resolved

Asian hornet: Fowey nest destroyed as two new sightings confirmed in Liskeard and Hull

Posted on 10 September 2018 | 6:15 am

The National Bee Unit has found and destroyed the nest in Fowey. Two separate sightings of Asian hornet have been confirmed in Liskeard and Hull and surveillance activity is underway.

For further information please see the Defra press release.

Please continue to remain vigilant monitoring for Asian hornets and report any sightings through the Asian hornet app or online.

APIARY and EDUCATION

Posted on 24 September 2018 | 2:40 pm

Help fund our flagship Apiary As part of our vision we are planning to redevelop our Apiary to become a cutting edge learning centre for local schoolchildren and community groups. We need to hire an apiary manager and have commissioned a feasibility study that will help us to determine the best materials for schools and the services we need to deliver them.  

Spring Convention 2019

Posted on 24 September 2018 | 12:59 pm

12, 13, 14 April 2019 Harper Adams University Newport Shropshire TF10 8NB The national beekeeping event of the year - open to all Lectures, Workshops & Seminars, Trade Show Tickets on-sale January 2019 More information here soon……

DONATE

Posted on 24 September 2018 | 10:36 am

Thank you for visiting our DONATE page You may have seen us on social media and we hope that our message gets across that we are working hard to safeguard our honeybees. This is an important and serious matter. So please support our Research and Education projects.  As part of our vision we are planning to redevelop our Apiary to become a cutting edge learning centre for local schoolchildren and community groups.