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Asian Hornet Research Project – Exeter University

BJ Sherriff support Exeter University in their many important research projects – the latest being an important study of the Asian Hornet which we have heard has been 

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Veterans into Bee Farming.

This year’s beginners beekeeping course run at the Help For Heroes centre at Tidworth included consideration of beekeeping as a source of income. The course, now in its

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BFA Apprenticeship by Cornish Apprentice Shelley Glasspool – *as seen on Countryfile

My name is Shelley and I am the first new bee keeping apprentice of 2017 in the UK. It was never my intention to become a bee keeper, but  whilst working in my local cafe I

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BJ Sherriff Kits out Eat Natural Pioneer Beekeepers

BJ Sherriff had the privilege to kit out the new influx of 27 Eat Natural pioneer beekeepers. Angela went along to deliver the specially embroidered Apiarist Suits to the keen

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Out & About With BJ Sherriff

It’s been a very busy few months for BJ Sherriff, with us attending no less than three top notch conventions since August. First up was our own annual charity BEE Fayre in A

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The annual charity BEE Fayre is back and buzzier than ever!

  BJ Sherriff presents two days of activities, talks and fun in aid of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Cornwall Wildlife Trust – Bee Kind Appeal, Bees Abroad and Bees

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Silver at the Cornwall Business Awards!

Hooray! We’ve won Best International Business Silver at the Cornwall Business Awards 2016. We’re very excited here at BJ Sherriff HQ as we pride ourselves in sendi

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Update on London Marathon

On April 24 2016, Ian Wallace, from  Quince Honey Farm, ran the Virgin London Marathon in aid to raise money for Bees Abroad, a charity which relieves poverty through beeke

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WIN an afternoon tea with Sophie Allport

We have teamed-up with Sophie Allport to offer one lucky winner a handpicked hamper filled gorgeous goodies for afternoon tea. Sophie Allport is a family run business which

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Protective beekeeping clothing for charity project

Care For Life is a Christian Charity, whose Patron is HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO. The charity provides life long care to a wide variety of adults of all ages. The care se

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Running in BJ Sherriff suit to raise money for Bees Abroad

Bees Abroad is a small UK-registered charity seeking to reduce poverty through beekeeping. Volunteering Project Managers assess and support beekeeping projects in developing c

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Twitter spring bee competition 2016

As we approach Spring we are very excited to see the first sightings of bees as they slowly emerge from hive. To celebrate the start of Spring we are running a Twitter competi

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Facebook spring bee competition 2016

As we approach Spring we are very excited to see the first sightings of bees as they slowly emerge from hive. To celebrate the start of Spring we are running a Facebook compet

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The business of bees

For over forty-seven years, commercial bee farmer, Brian Sherriff has been designing and hand cutting his beekeeping suits from the back yard of his commercial bee farm near M

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B J SHERRIFF organise BEE Fayre

Increasingly aware of the plight of the bees, B J SHERRIFF organised their first Charity Bee Awareness Day, which took place on the 9th August 2015. Keeping it local, the BEE

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B J SHERRIFF sponsor BFA’s Young Beekeeping Apprenticeship Scheme

Always eager to help young people get a foot on the ladder, B J SHERRIFF were more than pleased to sponsor the young people who had earned themselves a place on the new and on

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How the Queen’s gardens Grow…

  Garlic spray, bees and magic manure: how the Queen’s garden grows   Viewers will go behind-the-scenes of the Buckingham Palace garden in ITV’s Christma

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The plight of the bee

http://www.soilassociation.org/wildlife/bees?gclid=CNS10YThuMICFfHKtAodch8ATw The plight of the bee Bees are under threat like never before, with their numbers declining. Ther

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Clever Bee Brains let the insects see the Big picture…

Clever bee-brain lets the insects see the big picture Bridie Smith Science Editor  The Age http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technology/sci-tech/clever-beebrain-lets-the-insec

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Bees lose their favourite flowers…

  Bert Pijs/Minden Pictures/FLPA   Jeroen Scheper of Wageningen University in the Netherlands and his colleagues carefully scraped pollen grains off the legs of muse

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A Gorgeous App for getting to know the World’s Bees…

  A Gorgeous App for Getting to Know the World’s Bees BY LIZ STINSON 1 / 5 1,000 Bees is a new app that dives deep into the world of bees. Here you see The Magachile Pluto

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Managed honeybees linked to new diseases in wild bees

Managed honeybees linked to new diseases in wild bees Diseases that are common in managed honeybee colonies are now widespread in the UK’s wild bumblebees, according to rese

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