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100 Club – May 2020

This month’s winning numbers and winners are: No 77          Rosemary Napier             £75 No  8           Dorothy Murray          £50 No 47          Andrea Brown                   £25 Andrea has kindly donated her winnings back to the Band. If you would like to help replace our lack of income from our recently cancelled coffee morning and our cancelled…


100 Club – April 2020

Winning numbers for this month’s 100 Club are No 17 Alison Smith £75N0 7 Ruth Lowe £50No 25 Gary Brown £25 If you are not already a member and would like to support the Band, please sign up now – cost is only £5 a month. 50% of the money raised goes to the Band…


100 Club – March 2020

Winning numbers for this month’s 100 Club are No 38 John Cornwall £75N0 76 Karen Cornwall £50No 17 Alison Smith £25 If you are not already a member and would like to support the Band, please sign up now – cost is only £5 a month. 50% of the money raised goes to the Band…


Scottish Championships

“We’ve won a trophyyyyyyyy” That was the cry from our youngsters on Sunday 8th March when the results were announced after the Band performed “Neverland” by Christopher Bond at the Scottish Brass Band Championships in Perth.  We were placed 3rd out of 14 Bands in our Section (we were 4th last year) – and we…


Rehearsals Suspended

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and the need to mitigate its spread, the Band Committee has suspended all Youth and Senior Band rehearsals until further notice. We will endeavour to restart rehearsals as soon as we are advised it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we encourage all players to practice at home…


George Thorburn

Sorry to hear of the recent death of Band stalwart, George Thorburn. Here is a photo of him and the Band with the Edinburgh Charities Cup for the best 4th section band following a Band Contest in the Usher Hall in Edinburgh on 1st December 1973 – this is arguably one of the Band’s better…


Peebles Life – March 2020

At our three Concerts last year we were especially pleased to highlight the playing ability of our young Soloists: Phoebe Hibbert, Sophie Ward-Murray, Rosie McLeman and Josh Middleton.  The girls are all under 17 and along with Josh continue to impress and delight us with their playing. Our Youth Band under the guidance of the…


Peebles Life – February 2020

Sorry we missed last month’s edition, but we take this opportunity to wish all our readers and supporters a belated Happy New Year for 2020. After the newspaper reports at the end of last year of the Burgh Hall not being fit for purpose – with no lighting on the stage, our Christmas Concert was…


100 Club – February 2020

This month’s winning numbers in our 100 Club are: No 71 Irene Napier £75 No 28 Christine Swanston £50 No 14 Billy Learmonth £25 If you want to join our 100 Club please contact Band Treasurer, Martin Brown on 07942 818529 or treasurer.pbsb@gmail.com


100 Club – January 2020

Our first 100 Club Draw of the year was held in the Band Hall last night and the winning numbers etc were: No 15           Sophie Ward-Murray         £75 No 54          Sheena Balson       £50 No 68          Colin Brown     £25 If you want to support the Band and have the chance to win 3 cash prizes a…