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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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Busy Bee: Army Vet Turned Bee Keeper, John Geden Expands his Local Honey Business

John Geden joined the British Army in 1983 as an officer in the Royal Military Police at just age seventeen. After his military service, John joined the Hampshire Police and w

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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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Enter BJ Sherriff’s Christmas Competition

We’re giving away a luxury basket hamper containing one of our fine quality bee suits (inc. gloves), Beekeeping Book, notepad and pearlised Key Ring in our Christmas competi

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Christmas Offer: Honey Soap & Beeswax Skep Candle Hamper

Treat someone you love this Christmas with BJ Sherriff’s gorgeous, high-end luxury Honey Soap and Beeswax Skep Candle hamper. The Devon made hamper box is hand crafted and t

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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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Beekeeping brings therapy to a community

Bees play an important role in the ecosystem as they pollinate plants and produce honey however studies have shown recently that bees also play a therapeutic role for people.

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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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Sherriff’s Christmas Lunch – Friday 12th December 2014

A lovely Christmas Lunch was enjoyed by all our wonderful office team and machinists. The venue was the delightful Flying Fish Restaurant at the St Michael’s Hotel on

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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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Sherriff’s CMG Awards Short-Listed

On Thursday 27th November the Cornwall Manufacturing Group held their Annual Awards Ceremony at the local Penventon Hotel, Redruth. Sherriff’s were Short-listed for the

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National Honey Show

The National Honey Show took place on the 30th October to 1st November 2014 at St Georges College, Weybridge, Surrey. Our stand of 6 metres was festooned with our Beekeepers C

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BJ Sherriff Sponsors of Bee Farmers Association Scholorship Beekeeping Scheme

We are proud to be Sponsoring the new scheme run by the Bee Farmers Association. We have supplied the beekeeping clothing for the seven students participating in the scheme wh

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Another satisfied customer…

Today we received a lovely card from a long standing customer in the State of Maryland in the USA telling us how pleased he is with our Honey Rustler Jacket’s design and

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Staff Tea Party

The 8th of August saw the Sherriff team having a get together to celebrate the wonderful work of our wonderful and dedicated sewing machinists and staff. We had a lovely lun

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Garden Party

Brian Sherriff a Patron of Bees Abroad and a supporter of Bees for Development having been on many a bee related holiday with them journeyed up to the Bee Garden Party at L

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A ‘Honey Goodies’ Thank you From Australia

Valerie Pope from Pope’s Honey in South Australia won our ‘Box Full of Honey Goodies’ competition, and has just emailed us a picture of herself with the pa

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Bees for Development – September Training Courses (UK)

Training courses with Bees for Development (UK based)… We’ve just received an email from them to let us know that they will be holding three training courses durin

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Volunteers start work on Cornwall’s first bee sanctuary

We received a message from ‘Bee the Change’ this week about the progress on their new Bee Sanctuary venture in Cornwall. With the help of volunteers, work has now begun to

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Monster Beesuit

The Honey Monster recently got in touch with us wanting a Sherriff bee suit… Here he is promoting National Honey Week in our White S36 Apiarist Bee Suit. We were delight

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