Swarm of 5,000 bees spotted in Peterborough City Centre

There was a buzz around Cathedral Square in Peterborough today as a swarm of 5,000 bees descended on the city centre.

Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 3:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:58 pm
The swarm of Bees at St John's in Peterborough city centre today. Photo: @StJohnsPborough

Peterborough and District Beekeepers had to be called in after the bees congregated on the north wall of St John's Church.

The church tweeted: "Just now: approx. 5,000 bees were rescued from the north church wall where they were swarming.

"Thanks to Peterborough and District Beekeepers for their work!"

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The swarm of Bees at St John's in Peterborough city centre today. Photo: @StJohnsPborough

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