Our secretary, Marion Waterworth, attended the meeting of the Brandon & Byshottles Council tonight to officially receive a presentation of £2500 donation to the Band. The council also announced that they would present the Band with a further £1500 in April. The Band is to engaged by the council to perform at several functions during the year (as yet to be announced). Marion gave a full report to the council of the work the Band is to undertake this year at contests and concerts along with a progress report on the refurbishment of the Bandhall. The Chairman of the Council, Mr G W Atkinson was presented with a framed photograph of the Band.
The Band would like to express their gratitude to the Council for considering them for the donation which will help considerably in the day to day running of the Band and the completion of the Bandhall decoration.
David Waterworth signs for the Band on Percussion and Jackie Ross resigns from the Band.
Web counter reaches 2,500 hits.
Patrons scheme gets 12 members.
The band were placed 7th in the Annual Grading Contest at Spennymoor today. Founder Band Member Ralph Bell received an award for 50 years service in the Brass Band movement.