£10,000 worth of bees are arriving in Ludlow today from Italy to repopulate 102 hives lost following the poor weather.
A Queen Bee will be placed in a hive before keepers open a box of the new arrivals and wait for them to swarm towards the Queen.
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Occasional rain interspersed with drier periods. Rather warm.