A hive of activity

GETTING from A to Bee can often be hard with the growing problem of traffic and we often need to stop for a break. This swarm made a bee-line for this brightly coloured bollard along St Michaels Road in Hitchin. According to the Bee Keepers Association i

GETTING from A to Bee can often be hard with the growing problem of traffic and we often need to stop for a break.

This swarm made a bee-line for this brightly coloured bollard along St Michaels Road in Hitchin.

According to the Bee Keepers Association it's highly likely the young queen bee was on her way to make a new nest when she landed here with her entourage.

Linda Heeks, 20, of The Crescent, Letchworth GC, was in a car with her dad when he spotted the bees, so he pulled over while she took a picture.


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She said: "It was outstanding.

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