To bee or not to bee - that is the question at Broughton allotments
Beekeeping at Broughton allotments will not be allowed after town councillors raised concerns about safety.
A request was made to Broughton Town Council for permission to keep bees on the site.
It was considered at the town council's latest meeting, where councillor Bernard Grainger said his concerns were around the neighbouring Broughton Junior School.
He said: "I have reservations about the proximity of the school next door.
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"It is not an ideal place to keep bees, next to a school.
"Even if nobody ever got stung, the sight of swarming bees is not nice for adults, never mind children and I think it is too risky."
Councillors voted not to grant permission for beekeeping on the site.