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New admin support for BFBB

The BFBB has announced the appointment of a new administration officer.



The British Federation of Brass Bands has announced the appointment of Carole Salter to the new part-time post of BFBB Administration Officer.


Funded by the BFBB, initially for two years, as part of its commitment to Arts Council England, Carol will work with Philip Watson and Terry Luddington to deliver support and advice to the BFBB membership and the wider brass band sector.

Carole will assist with queries regarding membership, CRB checks, BFBB information packs, Insurance savings (FEDSURE), BFBB’s small grants scheme and much more4BR

Advice line

Carole will be running the BFBB advice line, and she can be contacted at the National Office on 01226 771015 every weekday between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm or via e-mail communication at

Carole will assist with queries regarding membership, CRB checks, BFBB information packs, Insurance savings (FEDSURE), BFBB’s small grants scheme and much more.


Carole Salter
Administration Officer
BFBB National Office: ,
Tel: 01226 771015.

Philip Watson
Development Officer
Tel: 07803 147100

Terry Luddington
Liaison Officer
Tel: 07803 147101


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