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Blidworth set for three steps to Brum

Blidworth Welfare enjoy a great start to their first top flight season as they already book their place just three steps away from the British Open...

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Blidworth Welfare Band is certainly enjoying a great start to 2015, with their first ever season in the Championship Section also seeing them already claim a place at the British Open Senior Trophy in Blackpool in May.

First outing

The band’s first top flight competitive putting was at the recent Brass at the Guild Hall event in Preston, where they achieved a very creditable seventh place.

However, with such a high standard of competing bands, it also meant that they secured that all important invitation to Blackpool (above) — and the possibility of being just three steps away from a place at the British Open itself.

This is a fantastic achievement for a band that only three and half years ago was in the Second SectionBlidworth Welfare

Fantastic achievement

A spokesperson told 4BR: “This is a fantastic achievement for a band that only three and half years ago was in the Second Section.

Now we are looking forward to the Midlands Area contest and our first appearance at the Spring Festival.”



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Neil Samuel


Conductor