Monthly archives: August, 2015

Peebles Life – September 2015

Many thanks to all who bought ducks for our Duck Race which was run on the Cuddy on 15th August. Despite heavy rain the previous day, the water was relatively low, yet still at a perfect level to ensure the ducks kept moving at a steady pace. Nevertheless, it was still sufficiently fast to present…


Quacking day for annual duck race

After a wet start to the day the sun was splitting the sky, just in time for our annual rubber duck race on the Cuddy.  Over 1000 ducks participated in the race of the year with starters orders given from the road bridge at the Bridgegate.  An assortment of ducks dashed down stream towards the Tweed after…


NYBBS 2015

After a week of playing as part of the NYBBS summer course our youngsters have stepped up to the mark yet again! Well done to Reece Ward Murray who was promoted to NYBBS main band, in the 3rd cornet seat. Lukas Böttcher and Theo Ward Murray who moved up to the Reserve Band, in 1st…


Peebles Life – August 2015

After weeks of endeavour by a variety of trades, the newly refurbished Peebles Silver Band hall was officially opened on Thursday 11th June. There was an excellent turn out of current and ex members, band sponsors, tradesmen and friends and supporters of the Band. Chairman, Colin Napier, opened proceedings by welcoming everyone to the Band…