The Band held their Annual Christmas Dinner and Presentation evening at the Punch Bowl Public House, Satley, Durham. Emma Goodyer wins the Most Improved Player Of The Year Trophy, which is sponsored by Alan Beaumont, the band's percussionist, the award was co-sponsored this year by Williams Music, Metro Centre. Philip Metcalfe won the first ever Player of the Year Award, which is sponsored by David Waterworth. Awards were also made to Emma Goodyer and Julie Greensmith for 5 years continuous service and Ray Lee for 15 years service. Alan Beaumont was given a special award for his hard work in building and maintaining the Band Website, and David Waterworth for his hard work in renovating the band room.