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Bird centre calls for volunteers

Artist's impression of Saltholme visitor centre
The centre at Saltholme is due to open early in 2009

A new wildlife reserve on Teesside is seeking volunteers.

The Wild Bird Discovery Centre at Saltholme, near Middlesbrough, aims to attract more than 100,000 visitors when it opens early in 2009.

People are needed to help with tasks such as gardening, assisting in the visitor centre, leading guided walks and bird surveying.

Volunteers are being offered the chance to do their bit for wildlife, and learn new skills as well as having fun.

Lisa Daley, the centre manager, said: "Volunteers are absolutely vital to the success of this exciting new visitor attraction. We really can't do it without them.

"Volunteering is good fun and, who knows, you might learn a new skill.

"If there's a job you fancy but you don't know how to do it, we'll try to provide you with the training you need."

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