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Yorkshire Area Results — 3rd and 4th Sections

Armthorpe Elmfield take 3rd Section crown and Clifton and Lightcliffe take the 4th. Click on for full results of both sections.


Third Section:

Armthorpe Elmfield under the baton of H. Griffiths are the new Third Section Champions of Yorkshire, with Horbury Victoria conducted by J. Hudson getting the runners-up spot. Third place went to West Yorkshire Police under B. Thompson.

Full Result:

1. Armthorpe Elmfield. H. Griffiths. 188pts
2. Horbury Victoria. J. Hudson. 187pts
3. West Yorkshire Police. B. Thompson. 186pts
4. Slaithwaite. K. Lever. 185pts
5. Frickley South Elmsall. I. Scott. 184pts
6. Wetherby and District. G. Kearsley. 183pts
7. Oughtibridge. D. Moore. 182pts
8. Crofton Silver. R. Larder. 181pts
9. Friendly Band. 180pts
10. Hebden Bridge. I. Coleman. 179pts
11. Dearne Valley. H. Wright. 178pts
12. Yorkshire Evening Post. I. Radcliffe. 177pts

Adjudicator: Roy Sparkes

Clifton and Lightcliffe became the second band of the weekend to win off a number 1 draw, following Stocksbride in Section One, when they took the honours in the 4th Section. Second were Maltby Miner and third went to Barnsley Metropolitan.

Full Result:

1. Clifton and Lightcliffe. R. Collinson. 191pts
2. Maltby Miners T. Clifford. 190pts
3. Barnsley Metropolitan. J. Grinnell. 187pts
4. Dinnington Colliery. T. Bannan. 185pts
5. Linthwaite. S. Platten. 184pts
6. Emley. I. Knapton. 183pts
7. Ripponden Carriers. G. Milnes. 182pts
8. Gawthorpe Brass. B. Bunny. 181pts
9. Thurcroft Welfare. C. Lyon. 180pts

Adjudicator: Christopher Wormald


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Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist