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'); document.write('The National Bee Unit is investigating a confirmed sighting of the Asian hornet in Dungeness. The hornets have been seen foraging on Ivy. Please keep up your vigilance by continuing to monitor for any hornet activity, especially on flowering forage. Further information will become available as and when the situation develops.

As usual, further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page of BeeBase and on Defra\'s Asian hornet rolling news page.

Please report sightings:

• with your smart phone or tablet, by using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app: for Iphone  and  Android;

• online: http://www.brc.ac.uk/risc/alert.php?species=asian_hornet;

• by email to: alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk. Please include as much information as possible in your email; where you saw the sighting, your name and contact details and if possible an image.

Please direct all media enquiries to the Defra Press Office: 0330 0416560

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'); document.write('It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Chris Appleby, Seasonal Bee Inspector for Co. Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, who passed away unexpectedly on Friday 5th October.

Chris joined the National Bee Unit in May 2017 working as part of the Northern team and in recent weeks he had been out helping with the Asian Hornet response in both Hull and Hampshire.

Chris was well known for his passion and enthusiasm for his work and will be greatly missed by the Northern team and the wider NBU family.

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A new ‘Asian Hornet: UK sightings in 2018’ page has been published on Gov.Uk. This, along with BeeBase, will be updated with new developments as they occur.

As usual, further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page of BeeBase.

Please report sightings:

• with your smart phone or tablet, by using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app: for Iphone and Android;

• online: http://www.brc.ac.uk/risc/alert.php?species=asian_hornet;

• by email to: alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk . Please include as much information as possible in your email; where you saw the sighting, your name and contact details and if possible an image.

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As usual, further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page of BeeBase.

Please report sightings:

• with your smart phone or tablet, by using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app: for Iphone and Android;

• online: http://www.brc.ac.uk/risc/alert.php?species=asian_hornet;

• by email to: alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk . Please include as much information as possible in your email; where you saw the sighting, your name and contact details and if possible an image.

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Approved Devon Swarm Collectors

South Devon (except Torbay)
call Phil 07891 554 012
or Jo 07914 922 554

Torbay
Torbay (Torquay, Paignton and Brixham) call Gerry on 07802 851152

East Devon (Exeter east to Lyme Regis)
call Chris 07980 916 319

North Devon (west of Exeter)
call Sue or Mick 01288 331700

Plymouth area
call Patrick 07887 997 764
or Tim 01752 516 619

Beekeeping in South Devon

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