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How Many Beekeepers

In the UK there are approximately 44,000 beekeepers looking after around 240,000 hives.
They produce 6000 tones of honey per year.
Each hive is worth about £400 to the agricultural economy.
We produce only 20% of the honey we consume - the rest is imported.

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Weald - Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

A day of practical beekeeping in which we will learn how to handle live bees, exploring the main aspects involved in keeping a hive or two of bees. Held at Little Chart Church, from 10.30 to 5.00, on Saturday 27 May, 10 June, 22 July, 12 August or Wednesday 19 July.

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