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School bosses couldn’t bee-lieve it when a huge swarm of bees got a little too close for comfort to staff and children. A helpful beekeeper came to the rescue of Beauchamps High School who needed a huge bee swarm removing from their grounds. A swarm of honeybees had attached themselves to a tree at Beauchamps High School, Wickford, leaving bosses busily looking for a solution. Eventually, they turned to hobby...

beekeeper Graeme Ellis, who was asked to remove the swarm as soon as possible. He said: “It’s the second time I’ve been contacted by the school in the past year. “The school caretaker told me there was an urgency to remove them.” CLICK HERE to read the full story on the Basildon, Canvey and Southend Echo news website.

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