Please note new geographical locations in Essex & North Yorkshire
So far in 2023 there have been 51 Asian hornet nests found in 43 locations.
Over the weekend the NBU were able to locate a nest in Southend-on-Sea which is due to be destroyed this week.
This week the NBU responded to a credible sighting of Asian hornet in Tenterden and following active operations the NBU were successful in locating a nest. A nest was also located in the St Margaret’s Bay area. Both nests are due to be destroyed later this week.
Active operations have been initiated at another site near Dover. The NBU are also monitoring three locations in Kent.
A site in Yarm is being monitored in response to a credible report of Asian hornets.
The NBU is also monitoring a site in Eastbourne in response to a credible report of Asian hornets.