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Nieces nice touch of brass band health care...

The Ramplin sisters make a welcome return to Long Eaton to help their aunt back on the road to banding health

  All smiles as the Ramplin sisters returned to Long Eaton

When illness recently struck Long Eaton Silver's conductor Sharon Stansfield, she decided that the best help possible to get her back to banding health was to get in touch with her nieces — who just happen to be players.


Melissa and Emma Ramplin play cornet with the Band of the Welsh Guards in London and euphonium with the Thoresby respectively, and were delighted to be able to help their aunty in her time of need by returning to their home town band where they learned to play and have always kept links.

Both the band and I have been extremely grateful for the way the girls stepped in to help, especially in the run up to Christmas. It was brilliant to have them backSharon Stansfield


Sharon told 4BR: "Both the band and I have been extremely grateful for the way the girls stepped in to help, especially in the run up to Christmas. It was brilliant to have them back."

She added: "We would also like to wish Lewis Blackburn and Fred Aram lots of love and luck in the coming months with their health issues and hope to see them back in action as soon as possible."

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