Bird show goes on despite glitches

Loanhead and District Cage Bird Society show attracted more than 350 exhibits
Loanhead and District Cage Bird Society show attracted more than 350 exhibits

Members of Loanhead Cage Bird Society didn’t get their feathers ruffled when everything conspired against them ahead of their annual show.

The show’s normal venue proved unavailable at late notice, a computer glitch held up production of the schedule, and the show date clashed with a similar event nearby.

It was even feared that the 108th show might not go ahead.

However, a frantic effort was made by members to find another suitable venue and tribute has been paid to secretary Jim Hird and show manager George Inch for securing the use of Loanhead Parish Church Hall at the last minute.

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