Pesticides put bees at risk, European watchdog confirms - Reuters

"LONDON (Reuters) - Wild bees and honeybees are put at risk by three pesticides from a group known as neonicotinoids, Europe’s food safety watchdog said on Wednesday, confirming previous concerns that prompted an EU-wide ban on use of the chemicals. ...."

Read more here: Reuters

and also: 

Neonicotinoid risk to bees confirmed in new EFSA assessment - FarmingUK

Total ban on bee-harming pesticides likely after major new EU analysis - The Guardian

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 new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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