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July 26, 2015
We return with our strong editorial views on competitive fairness, ABBA taking a lead and maintaining the shop front experience of independent retailers.
March 31, 2015
This month we give our opinions on the costs of quality judgement, improving Ball skills and in praise of the rules...
February 22, 2015
This month we look at the need for cultural change at the National Youth Band of Great Britain, the need for regional pyramid building and praise the élan of the French...
December 29, 2014
The return of hard hitting views on the banding world — from Brass Bands England able to justify its new found funding and the EBBA needing to start setting rules, to the welcome indiscretions of the Swiss.
July 6, 2014
A return to the usual strong 4BR opinions on the increase in BBE funding, EEBA's need for change and in praise of solo contests
April 9, 2014
This month we give our opinion on the deserving poor, radical top flight reform and praise our American friends...
February 3, 2014
This month we give our opinions on how to make the politicians listen, wonder about Scottish independence and praise our contesting diversity
January 8, 2014
We open 2014 with our views on the time to make cuts, why youth investment should be no fad and praise all those who went out carolling...
December 6, 2013
The 4BR editorial opinions on thinking outside the entertainment box, adding contest purpose and in praise of the Swiss...
October 31, 2013
The 4BR editorial opinions on appreciating our composers, a welcome return to the box and in praise of the Welsh...
July 31, 2013
Our views on standing up and being counted, support not control and in praise of a sense of adventure.
July 20, 2013
The return of the 4BR editorial — with our views on the right man for the job at BBE, dynamic obesity and in praise of the bandstand concert.
January 13, 2013
This month we give our opinions on Grimethorpe's impression of Mr Micawber, financial landmarks and praise the continued excellence of the RNCM Festival of Brass.
December 4, 2012
This month we give our thoughts on Brass Band England's possible Walter Mitty, the reality of Brass in Concert and praise a Scottish politician...
November 1, 2012
This month we give our opinion on a fight Brass Bands England cannot win, ABBA's proactive response to Bolsover and praise the new double champions of Foden's.
October 15, 2012
4BR states its position against discrimination in all its ugly forms.
September 30, 2012
This month we give our opinions on the future of a brass band registry, musical problems in Norway and praise the great Howard Snell.
June 2, 2012
This month were gave our opinion on boldness at the Nationals, innovation at Brass in Concert and the Spring Festival and praise the audiences at the Europeans.
April 20, 2012
This month we give our opinion on the message of the BFBB, the price of loyalty and praise the Spring Festival.
January 18, 2012
This month we give our opinion on the endemic cancer of player borrowing, Brass in Concert's welcome lead and praise 20 years of Mark Wilkinson at Foden's.