To get in touch with us on any bee related matter send an email to our secretary, Sally Leslie at:

If Sally does not know the answer then she will certainly know someone who does!

If you think you have seen an Asian Hornet then look here and follow the advice.

If you have seen an Asian Hornet the most noticeable features are:

  • Asian Hornet and Wasp
    Asian Hornet and wasp

    Yellow legs

  • Single yellow/orange segment near its tail
  • Narrow yellow belt at its waist.
  • Rest of the body is black or dark brown
  • It is 25mm to 30mm long  – or just over an inch

The Asian Hornet is a very serious threat so please act now. A queen Asian Hornet can lay a lot of eggs in a day so every day’s delay…..

If you think you have a swarm please click here and check the information from the BBKA or go to our swarms section.

President – Chris Slade:
Tel: 01300 320777
Mob: 07773 387987
Chair – Nicky Payne:
Tel: 01305 260504
Vice Chair – Richard Norman :
Treasurer – Roland Benjamin:
Tel: 01305 268432
Secretary – Sally Leslie:
Tel: 01305 823043
Membership Secretary – Mike Hill:
Tel: 01305 257984    Mob:07515 518 207
Asian Hornet Issues – Stephen Potts:
Mob: 077 406 47 945
Webmaster – Stephen Potts:
Mob: 077 406 47 945
West Dorset Secretary – Mrs C Brown:
Tel.01308 456210
Seasonal Bee Inspector – Kevin Pope:
Tel.07775 119466

If you have photos/articles which you think may be of interest to others, which are appropriate for the website, please e-mail them to Stephen Potts.