Month: January 2018

Peebles Life – January, 2018

Christmas cheer for the Silver Band this year has been muted with the sad news of the death of another band stalwart, Bob Reid. Bob (or Bobby to many of us) was first associated with the Silver Band some 37 years ago when his son Robert joined the Band as a 10 year old learner. …


Peebles Life – December, 2017

As can be seen from the above photograph of the Band taken on 4th November, we had a most enjoyable trip to Jedburgh for the 17th Borders Entertainment Contest organised by the Scottish Borders Brass Band Association.  The contest is open to 2nd, 3rd and 4th Section Bands and we played Band No 12 (out…


Peebles Life – November, 2017

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets for our Grand Prize Draw, which was drawn on 30th September.  The lucky cash prize winners were “Wee Rhona” £100, Linda McLelland £50 and Jill Nicolson £25.  Seven non cash prizes were also won – see Band Facebook page for details.  We are indebted to those who donated these…