Month: December 2019

100 Club – Christmas Draw

We are delighted to announce the winners of our “double” 100 Club – Christmas Draw. They are: No 25 Gary Brown £75 No 83 George Matthews £75 No 1 Carol Mott £50 No 47 Andrea Brown £50 No 8 Dorothy Murray £25 No 7 Ruth Lowe £25 If you would like to join our 100…


Christmas Concert – Change of Venue

Please note we have had to change the venue for this year’s Christmas Concert – it will now be held in Kingsland School, Neidpath Road, Peebles. Transport will be available to/from Peebles High Street as required and for those with cars there are plenty of parking spaces available at the school. Hopefully see as many…


Peebles Life – December 2019

As our picture shows – and may perhaps have been heard many times along Peebles High Street – we won a trophy! Peebles Burgh Silver Band returned from the Borders Entertainment Contest in Kelso on Saturday 2nd November proud winners; topping the 4th Section taking victory over the other three bands in that section. (and…


Peebles Life – November 2019

Peebles Burgh Silver Band recently performed their autumn concert at the Burgh Hall in Peebles. The evening was opened by Peebles Burgh Youth Band under the baton of conductor Davy Robb. With an ever-increasing membership, the young musicians played an entertaining set. For a number of the youngsters this was their debut performance for the…


Peebles Life – October 2019

Our Annual Grand Prize Draw was held on 31st August and we are pleased to confirm the main prize winners were – Freya McLeman £150 (No 319), D Stark £100 (No 1583) and Ian McFadyen £50 (No 1636). Seven other non-cash prizes were won and the winning numbers are displayed on the Band’s website www.peeblesburghsilverband.com…


Peebles Life September 2019

Despite our high profile and generous support within the Burgh we regrettably were unsuccessful in winning anything from the Scottish Borders Council’s recent Localities Bid Fund. Whilst the idea of competing for money against similarly needy charities cannot be the right way to allocate central funds, we are grateful to those who did vote for…