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Blackpool provides special focus for cancer battler

February 16, 2018
Baritone player Andy Wood has had a special Area focus this year — with his ongoing battle with bowel cancer the driver to help his band towards London and others to get checked out.

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New musical start as TCTC Group takes over from the Co-op in North West

January 2, 2018
2018 will see the former Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West become the TCTC Group Band.


Centre Stage colour the Co-op

May 12, 2017
Centre Stage Uniforms has been helping the Co-op with their new brass band colour schemes...


Funeralcare preview — but its free and full of life too!

February 16, 2017
Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West is hosting its popular Area test piece night — so nothing to worry about and its free — so get along!

30 years

Crewe notch up 30 years of community service

November 20, 2014
The Co-operative Funeralcare Band (North West) has just notched up a fine 30 years of community Remembrance Service.

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Great War commemoration gains emotive response

August 12, 2014
The musical partnership between composer Adam Shilton and Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West has gained an emotive response on its premiere in Crewe.

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Shilton turns to Great War for latest commemorative work

August 2, 2014
Composer Adam Shilton has looked back to the start of The Great War for his latest compositional project with Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West.


New PLC euph work to help Stroke Association

August 1, 2014
A brand new euphonium solo by Paul Lovatt-Cooper will aid the ongoing work of The Stroke Association as well as reflect on the centenary of The Great War.

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Co-operative Funeralcare North West drop out of Grand Shield

April 11, 2014
Unforeseen player changes sees North west challenger withdraw from Grand Shield in Blackpool.

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Co-op celebrate best ever Area dividend

March 13, 2014
There is at least one part of the Co-operative organisation in good competitive health.

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Parkinson ends show in Blackpool

March 6, 2014
When of the best sop players in the North West will make his final appearance in the sop chair at the Winter Gardens this weekend.

Co-op at the Britannia

Co-op join Stoke legends to celebrate Potters 150th

May 24, 2013
Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West take to the musical pitch with the great Gordon Banks and Geoff Hurst.

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Priest shown open door at Funeralcare

May 1, 2013
The Co-operative Funeralcare (North West) Band will be opening its doors on Red Priest before Blackpool.

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Student partnership for Co-operative

February 23, 2013
Co-operative Funeralcare North West team up with Manchester Metropolitan University for innovative community partnership.


Open harmony at Co-op

February 14, 2013
Co-operative Funeralcare North West Band to give a studentzone look at Harmony Music...

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Co-op add 3 year funeral deal in North West

September 21, 2012
A new three year deal sees Co-op keep connection to leading funeral service provider.


Composer delight at Pink Mist premiere

September 18, 2012
The world premiere of 'Through the Pink Mist' has brought delight to its composer and former soldier, Adam Shilton.

Co-op set for Iraqi musical memoir

September 3, 2012
A very personal musical memoir of the war in Iraq is to be premièred by Co-operative Funeralcare Crewe Band.


Co-op busy with January transfers

February 1, 2012
The Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West has been busy in the last month with new signings...


Full steam ahead for Co-op

September 28, 2011
Co-operative Funeralcare North West are to help celebrate the age of steam next month — and all for a great cause.

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

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Our third section B Band are looking for Cornet and Trombone players. Rehearsals Friday's 7.00 - 8.15pm and Sunday mornings 10.00 - 12.15pm Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse. Our Saturday morning training band is also looking for players. All abilities.

Clifton and Lightcliffe Band

March 18 • Second Section band we are looking for a 2nd Trombone and back row cornet. We have a busy concert calendar and a trip to Italy planned for August 2018.. Based at Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Alan Widdop

Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)