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    BBA 2007 update

    BBA School Project update Tmp'ers, A long overdue update, but well worth it as progress on the school building is fantastic, to see the latest information and pictures of the scool please follow the link.http://purple.sunderland.ac.uk:8081/ssb/bba/SchoolBuildingsAlmostCompleted There are a...
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    BBA Website Down or Gone?

    BBA Webiste alive and well...again Hello, The BBA website is alive and well again following a mini hernia which resulted in its bed ridden state for a couple of days. In effect, so I am told by those who know, there was a problem with the server, to technical for me hence the hernia! Cheers Bob
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    The BIG BLOW

    Hello, Sorry I have not been in touch for a spell, however Ive been in nd out of hospotal over the past couple of months. Re DVD, I spoke to Jonathan Handley, Tor Designs, who is organisong this , He advises that the DVD shoud be ready and available in the next 2 weeks. Sorry about the...
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    STOP PRESS. Black Dyke and James Morrison Concert VIP Offer.

    Stop Press Stop Press Second opportunity to see Black Dyke in concert with the Wizard of Oz, James Morrison. Following the recent British Bandsman competiton to win VIP tickets for the concert, the winner, who lives relatively locally and already had tickets for the event, Kenneth May...
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    Stars to feature in ground-breaking recording

    Cd Hi Jingle, never mind waiting for the CD to come out, start the bidding and if you win you can help make the CD! Smiles.......... Bob,
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    Stars to feature in ground-breaking recording

    Ebay You can find the link on the BBA website on the front page. www.brassbandaid.com Cheers Bob
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    Criminal Records Bureau (CRB Checks)

    CRB's I think it is essential that Bands have in place protective measures to ensure, as far as possible, that children and young people are protected. Obviously these safegaurds are not infallable. However, the very fact that they are in place sends a clear message that you do value the...
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    The BIG BLOW

    Big Blow Hi ANdy, As far as I know the DVD is in manufacture stage, which means it is almost complete! It has been some time now, but this is beyond my control. I have grown 5 beards and shaved them all off waiting to see it, especially as I ended up in hospital and missed most of the weekend...
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    The BIG BLOW

    Cornet section The reason there are no photies of the cornets is quite simple, I dislike cornet players with a passion second only to gazzoo's! But seriously.......ha ha....I shall have a look at what I have and post more pics on the BBA site. Im not sure exactly what I have, given I...
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    The BIG BLOW

    Dvd Hi Andy, I have checked today re the DVD. I am advised that the final editing has been completed and the DVD is on its way for mastering and then production. It is hoped that the finished article will be sent out by the end of this month. Sorry it isnt any sooner, but its out of our...
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    The BIG BLOW

    Euph players from Whitwell?? Hello Tmp'ers You can begin viewing some of the pictures taken over the weekend at Butlins Skegness, Ive just started loading them on and there are lots more to come. See if you can spot yourself, and who are the two euph players from Whitwell Band, are those...
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    The BIG BLOW

    Hi Shaz, As far as I am aware, the DVD is in process and should be available in the next 3-4 weeks. Cheers Bob
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    Butlins 2007

    Hello Tmpers, Did anyone get to here the Celebrity Band play on the Friday evening after the Polysteel concert? hope you enjoyed it, cheers Bob
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    The BIG BLOW

    Hi folks I'm pleased everyone who took part enjoyed the event the feed back so far has been excelent. I still dont have the definative figure but that will be published very soon. We believe it is somewhere between 450 and 500 players. A lot less than expected but hey, its a world record. In...
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    The BIG BLOW

    A couple of useful points raised, re lyres, if any one has them bring them down it would be useful and reduce the clutter of stands! Re uniforms, I think its an excellent idea if uniforms are worn, but not a requirement, the more colourful the event the better. We have arranged for the event...
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