Should honey bees be poisoned

Should honey bees be poisoned

Should honey bees be poisoned by pest controllers and others? In October 2016 Pest Management alliance published an updated code of practice (version 3) on the management of bees emphasising that because of their beneficial role every effort should be made to avoid...
Honey Bee Removal from Chimney near Poole

Honey Bee Removal from Chimney near Poole

We carried out this honey bee removal from a chimney near Poole, Dorset in early March. What a great time of year to be doing a honey bee removal. The bees have seen the majority of the winter thru, all honey has been capped, stores have been reduced significantly,...
Removing Bees in a Chimney

Removing Bees in a Chimney

Here we explain why simply killing the bees is not a sensible approach to removing honey bees from chimneys. We receive many calls to remove honey bees from a chimney being told that they have just arrived or have only been there a couple of days. More often than not...
Honey bee cutout – flat roof

Honey bee cutout – flat roof

This was another one of our early jobs – sadly I can’t find many photos for this honey bee cutout from a flat roof void. I remember turning-up on a Sunday morning having no real idea of what to be expecting other than that we had been told that there were...