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Beware – Asian Hornet possibly sighted in Hollingbourne

It has been brought to the attention of the Parish Council that there has been an unconfirmed sighting of an Asian Hornet in the village.

Asian Hornets have been spreading across Europe and pose a serious risk to honey bees and pollinating insects.


Asian Hornet

Any suspected sightings should be reported to the Asian Hornet Watch, further details below:

BBC coverage of Asian hornet threat to UK – Defra in the media (

Have you found a hornet? | The Wildlife Trusts


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