Prisoners from toughest gangs turn to beekeeping with 100 hives across UK jails - The Mirror

"EXCLUSIVE: Prisons including HMP Warren Hill and Hull are now home to beehives with courses backed by the British Beekeeping Association. More than 100 hives at prisons across the country are home to an estimated 4 million bees.. ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping