Bee swarm in Glovers Crescent

Swarm of bees being rescued from Glovers Crescent (S)
Swarm of bees being rescued from Glovers Crescent (S)

Residents of a Ripon street have had to call a bee keeper in to rescue a swarm of bees was found near their homes.

The creatures were found on a garden bush in Glovers Crescent on Friday, May 25 around 11am.

Householders called a bee keeper, who came and cut the large gathering of bees off the bush and placed them in a safe new home.

The swarm was transported at least six miles away, to make sure the bees could not return to the gardens.