So far in 2023 there have been 48 Asian hornet nests found in 40 locations.
The NBU are currently conducting active operations in Southend-on-Sea.
Following active operations at new sites in Kent, a nest was found in Folkestone and a nest was found in Maidstone.
On the 13th of September the NBU were successful in locating a nest in Hackney which has been destroyed and removed.
The NBU have found two nests at a location in Oxted, Surrey. Both nests are due to be destroyed today.
This week the NBU were able to locate a nest in Hull. This is due to be destroyed early next week.