“We hope to provide more bee-friendly flowers for them to feed on around town and increase people’s awareness of harmful pesticides along with garden plants that are useful to bees,” said Nina Knapman, chair of the environmental sub-committee.

“There can be few people who are unaware of the plight of Britain’s many species of bees and we hope to provide a user-friendly information exchange linking Alcester residents with bee friendly organisations and partners.”

Last year, a test bed of wild flowers was created near the community orchard on Jubilee Fields, Alcester.

New extension beds have been approved which will be sown with native wild flowers to encourage more bees to the town.

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