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BEES RISK CON­FIRMED

The Euro­pean Food Safety Au­thor­ity has con­firmed that neon­i­coti­noids are a risk to bees. Its re­port will be sub­mit­ted to the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion. efsa.europa.eu

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY

A new daf­fodil, ‘Duke of Rothe­say’, will flower at High­grove this month to mark Prince Charles’ 70th birth­day. Bulbs on sale in au­tumn, £5.95 for three. de­jager.co.uk

GROW A COM­MU­NITY

The Fed­er­a­tion of City Farms and Com­mu­nity Gar­dens is to re­ceive £97,000 from the Big Lot­tery Fund to sup­port its 1,400 com­mu­nity grow­ing projects. far­m­gar­den.org.uk

RARE BUT­TER­FLY

Eggs of the white-let­ter hairstreak but­ter­fly have been dis­cov­ered in Scot­land, the first sign of it breed­ing in the coun­try since 1884. but­ter­fly-con­ser­va­tion. org.uk

AUC­TION OF HOPE

Char­ity Hands of Hope is look­ing to raise funds to teach com­mu­ni­ties about grow­ing food to help re­duce child­hood obe­sity and lone­li­ness in the el­derly. ho­hchar­ity.co.uk

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