Garden centre does its bit for birds

Jon Booker, Customer Service Advisor at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, gets ready for the Wild Bird Care Fortnight
Jon Booker, Customer Service Advisor at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, gets ready for the Wild Bird Care Fortnight

VISITORS to Bicester Avenue Garden Centre can learn more about helping wild birds at an event tomorrow.

Advice will be available from staff for national Feed the Birds Day, which is part of the RSPB’s national Wild Bird Care Fortnight.

Garden centre manager Adrian Drake said: “We are hosting the event to help raise awareness of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds national Feed the Birds Day on Saturday, October 29.

“Visitors will receive free tips and advice about feeding and caring for their garden birds.”

The event also offers fun activities for children such as a wild bird drawing competition, where youngsters can win a variety of prizes donated by Chapelwood and Gardman.

Two age categories will be available.

For more information, people should contact staff at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre on 01869 242248 or visit www.bicestergardencentre.co.uk.