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Swarm of bees brings Fishergate to a standstill

Posted on - 18th May, 2018 - 3:31pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
The bees were seen coming and going from the tree in Fishergate Pic: Jammie O'Brien
The bees were seen coming and going from the tree in Fishergate Pic: Jammie O’Brien

Bees have taken over Preston’s city centre during Friday afternoon.

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An area around Clarks shoes in Fishergate was cordoned off while beekeepers were called to deal with the arrival of the bees.

They were spotted by shoppers around the one of the trees in the main shopping street.

The Bee Centre based at Samlesbury Hall were called in by St George’s Shopping Centre.

Read more: Fishergate bollard sent tumbling once more

The bee keepers put the bees into a portable hive after moving the Queen Bee out of the tree where the swarm had developed.

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