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Dyke dish out the gongs

Nicholas Childs and the National Champions hand out their very own awards.

Nicholas Childs

 

The National Champions, Black Dyke has made its annual awards for 2004 at its Annual Christmas Concert in Huddersfield Town Hall by honouring their Bandsman of the Year and Pondasher of the Year.

Dyke's Bandsman of the Year was John O'Brien, who sits in the band's back row cornet section, whilst, the Pondasher of the Year was awarded to cornet player Morvern Gilchrist. Nicholas Childs was full of praise for the talented lady who has led the band on various occasions in Roger Webster's absence.

The Pondasher award was donated by Jan and Ian Thompson and the previous winners have been Keith Britcliffe and Phil Goodwin. Congratulations to them both.



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