Bees


4th October 2019

Crediton Pollinator Project: Latest

Sustainable Crediton's pollinators project has got off to a flying start with the completion of planting on the previously neglected land on Belle Parade. A big thanks to all those who have helped, and a huge thanks to Simon O'Sullivan for providing such a wealth and variety of beautifully grown pl ...


22nd July 2019

The Pollinator Project: our first success!

Since Mid Devon District Council gave us the go-ahead to transform the neglected ex-rose bed on Belle Parade into a pollinators' paradise, we've been hard at work. A hardy band of labourers turned out in mid-September in rather warm weather, to dig over the entire plot and weed it, ready for planti ...


1st May 2019

Why we need a local group to help our pollinators: see Crediton Bee Project Launch - Dates for your Diary

A World Without Pollinators: There Is No Plan Bee Honey bees alone are responsible for $30 billion (almost £23 million) worth of crop growth per year. Currently in the UK there are 250 native species of bee; and while this may sound like a healthy number, three species are already extinct, two are ...


3rd March 2019

B-Lines for Crediton?

Much has been reported recently about the global collapse in insect life. As David Attenborough has said, 'If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world's ecosystems wou ...