If a swarm of bees lands in your garden, and you would like the assistance of a beekeeper to either advise you, or to remove the swarm, then please contact one of our members listed below as soon as the bees have settled.
Karen Holmwood 01209 860926
Robert Black 01326 316541/0710157784
Jeff Kitto 01326 240356/07833457712
Trevor Smith 01326 569900/07772669683
Andrew Caddy 01209 718380
Ray Stone 01209 717951/07425171335
Carol Tanner 01736 363389/07834991498
Dave McIntosh 01736 361294/07790870997
Stephen Putnam 07809897706
Ben Penberthy 01736 850404/07790429594
Graham Fellows 01736 755411
Tamsin Harris 01763 850692/07882502111
Alternatively you could contact our swarm co-ordinator Tamsin Harris on 01736 850692 or 07882 502111, or find your nearest swarm collector on the British Beekeepers’ Association Website.
Up and down the country many swarm reports have turned out to be nests of tree bumblebees, which are quite harmless and can be left alone. For more information about tree bumblebees please go to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust website.