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March 6, 2019 webadmin No comments exist

The band recently performed at the Yorkshire regional championships and acquitted themselves very positively. The adjudicators enjoyed the performance, but not quite enough for us to qualify for the national finals, with the band placing a very creditable 3rd. However it has placed us right at the top of the rankings, so looking positive for…

November 20, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band is once again very pleased to have been included in both the Co-operative and Tesco community schemes. We would like to thank both companies for this as with the band being a charity it helps secure the bands future

November 20, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band competed at the National brass band championships (4th Section) in September, held in Cheltenham. The band played well, and were placed 15th out of 20 bands – not the result we were hoping for but something to build and improve on next year.   The bands MD John Thompson also played for Barnsley…

April 18, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

Following on from our successful appearance at the area competition in March, the band was asked by a local radio station if they could record us for their new show “From the Bandroom” On the 15th of April, Phil Driscoll and Andy Fake came down to record the band, and do some interviews with some…

April 18, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band have recently registered on Easy Fundraising which means anyone can help raise the band money when shopping online. Its really quick to register, then all you have to do is access your usual shopping sites from either the Easyfundraising website, or if on your phone/tablet, the Easyfundraising app The link to register is…

March 18, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

To assist the band in affording the trip to Cheltenham in September, the band is looking at several types of fundraising. As a charity, the first one up and running is a Go Fund Me page. If you feel able to support the band, please go to https://www.gofundme.com/5i45xkw and make a donation, it will be…

March 18, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band has been working really hard at raising money to keep things going. We are really pleased to have been successful in the following applications;   We have received £2500 for the purchase of instruments under Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme, which is funded by the sale of carrier bags inshore. We…

March 6, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band competed in the 4th section and were incredibly pleased with their 2nd place. It means that the band has qualified for the National 4th section championships held in Cheltenham in September for the first time in over 10 years. Now we just need to work out how we’re going to afford it –…

January 22, 2018 webadmin No comments exist

The band is very pleased to announce that we were successful in securing approximately £1500 from the Coop community scheme, the band played some carols for shoppers to kick off our Christmas busking

April 27, 2017 webadmin 2 comments

The band has appointed John Thompson as our new Musical Director for 2017 and look forward to working with him throughout the year. We are very pleased to announce that we are one of the local causes chosen by the Coop this year and if you are Coop members you can vote for us to…