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Correct LTTB Billings

December 30, 2002
The Beeb give us the correct Listen to the Band listings for the next few weeks — contrary to what you may have read elsewhere.

Lingard to go Dutch

December 29, 2002
The top man at YBS is to appear with the newly crowned champions of Holland in the New Year

Arnfield Brass blow out the Birthday Candles

December 29, 2002
The Derbyshire Band celebrates its first year in existance.

Website News continued

December 28, 2002
More News from the Band Websites of Matolock, Melbourne Town, Newquay, Northop Silver, Norwich Citadel, Ocean Brass, Okehampton Excelsior Silver and Oughterside Bands

Bandroom News Continues

December 28, 2002
Website News from Jubilee Brass (Oxford), Kippax, Kirkintilloch, Kirkintilloch Kelvin, Langanvale, Langbaurgh, Latchford Warrington Silver, Launceston, Letchworth Garden City

Band News from the Websites

December 26, 2002
From the sites of Haslingden and Helmshore, Hatfield Coal, Hatfields of Colchester, Haworth, Hitchen, Horden Colliery, Horsham, Hyde, Ibstock, Ifton, Jackfield and Jag Mount Charles

Band Stalwart Tom Wall suffers stroke

December 26, 2002
Parr Band report that band President Tom Wall, has had a stroke.

First City Brass call it a day.

December 25, 2002
Former London Area Champions are no more.

Fancy leading an assault with High Peak?

December 24, 2002
High Peak band need an MD — anyone fancy a go?

Fodens go Xmas Shopping

December 24, 2002
Fodens have been busy letter writing to Santa and have had their wishes granted with a few new arrivals down the Sandbach chimney!

SP&S announce Xmas Best Sellers

December 24, 2002
SP&S Ltd have announced their top 10 best selling CD’s for both December and for 2002.

No sale as yet for Boosey and Hawkes

December 24, 2002
Troubled instrument makers yet to find a buyer

Doctor Childs we presume?

December 24, 2002
Top MD's get Doctorates to add to their CV's

Burry Port look for new conductor for 2003

December 23, 2002
Mike Thorne returns to playing leaving MD position vacant

Morrison’s corner shop opens up in Brighouse

December 19, 2002
Ex Grimey and Travelsphere principal becomes the new corner man at B&R.

ISB Basses celebrate 10 years in the depths

December 19, 2002
ISB Big Boys celebrate a decade of blowing below the stave.

Hawk Green get a new MD for Xmas

December 19, 2002
JR takes up the baton at Hawk Green

Young Halliwell moves to Skelmersdale

December 19, 2002
Young sop star makes a move.

Ocean Brass trawl for new MD

December 19, 2002
Ocean Brass (Southampton)are inviting applications for Musical Director

Lusher to play the lead in Norfolk

December 17, 2002
Following the lead of the great Alan Partridge, Don Lusher will be making an appearance in Norwich in the New Year.

Black Dyke Band - The Hawth, Crawley

Sunday 18 March • The Hawth, Hawth Ave, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Chinnor Silver

March 19 • We are sadly loosing one of our award winning bass team soon(best basses award at areas) so we are looking for a Bb BASS . Good book of contests and concerts planned including butlins . We rehearse on Wednesday in our own bandroom

St Albans City Band

March 19 • Time for a change after the Areas? Or do you just fancy another blow each week? We are a friendly community band looking for new players to join our group. All welcome but especially cornet, horn, Eb / Bb Bass and Percussion.

Friary Guildford Brass Band

March 19 • The L&SC Champions are looking for a committed Bb bass player to join our team.. . We have a busy, but sensible schedule of concerts and contests including the Grand Shield and National Finals.

Sandy Smith

Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger