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Dyke return to glory as Nick Childs leads the way in Yorkshire

Black Dyke and Nicholas Childs won the 2001 Yorkshire Area title with a stunning performance that gained them victory over Y.B.S. and Brighouse and Rastrick. Click on for the full results


Yorkshire Area
Championship Section:

1. Black Dyke. N. Childs. 193pts. (5)
2. Yorkshire Building Society. D. King. 192pts. (7)
3. Brighouse and Rastrick. A. Withington. 190pts. (8)
4. Grimethorpe Colliery RJB. G. Cutt. 188pts. (2)
5. ntl Skelmanthorpe. K. Wadsworth. 187pts. (12)
6. Todmorden Old. D. Hadfield. 186pts. (11)
7. DUT Yorkshire Imperial Rothwell. T. Wyss. 185pts. (9)
8. Rothwell Temperance. D. Roberts. 184pts. (3)
9. Hepworth. A. Duncan. 183pts. (10)
10. Carlton Main Frickley. J. Hinckley. 182pts. (4)
11. Yorkshire Co-operative. J. Roberts. 181PTS. (6)
12. Sellers International. A. Exley. 180pts. (1)

Adjudicator: Steve Sykes


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Roberts Bakery Band - Bluedot Festival

Saturday 21 July • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. . The University of Manchester. . Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL

Medway Band - Higham Church Annual Prom

Saturday 21 July • St. Marys Church. 1 Abbey Farm Cottages . Church Street. Higham. Rochester . ME3 7LS

Lofthouse Brass Band - Oxenhope Railway Station

Sunday 22 July • Oxenhope Railway Station, The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth BD22 8NJ BD22 8NJ

Tendring Brass - Opening Night Concert of the Frinton Mission 2018

Saturday 28 July • Greensward,. Frinton on Sea,. Essex CO13 9DN

Lofthouse Brass Band - Filey Bandstand

Sunday 29 July • Filey Bandstand, The Crescent, Filey YO14 9JS YO14 9JS

Blidworth Welfare Band

July 20 • *PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM* A great opportunity has arisen for a first class Euphonium player to join one of the UK's most upwardly mobile Championship section bands. The successful candidate will be a regular solo feature at concerts, contests and recordings.

Arrow Valley Brass

July 20 • The Band seeks cornet players, front and back row to add to a band steadily improving under Andy Culshaw.. The band is friendly and welcoming and has a good mix of concerts and competitions. . Main rehearsal is on Sunday morning in Inkberrow, Worcs.

Loxley Silver Band

July 19 • Musical Director - We are a friendly, contesting band currently holding a strong position in the fourth section. We have a varied concert/engagement programme in place and we are looking for a Musical Director who can help us to move onwards and upwards.

Duncan A. Beckley

Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher