Music from the Big Screen: Boarshurst Silver Band’s Blockbusting Summer Concert

An Oscar-winning performance with an excellent mix of visuals, sumptuous whole band performances and great singing

The first Sunday in July has established itself in the brass banding calendar for two important dates. One of them is the Brighouse Hymn and March Contest won by Milnrow Band this year. Elland Silver Youth Band made a clean sweep in the youth prizes, and Wardle Academy Band picked up this year’s deportment prize.

Continue reading “Music from the Big Screen: Boarshurst Silver Band’s Blockbusting Summer Concert”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Scenic Way to Oldham via Mossley

Last 16, Match 6: 343 v. 350  

For the sixth match of our knockout stages, this is by far the tastiest tie of the lot. This time, we are dealing with two ways of getting to Oldham from Mossley. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Scenic Way to Oldham via Mossley”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Dumplington or Davenport?

Last 16, Match 5: 247 v. 192  

For the fifth match of our knockout stages, we look at two very different Greater Manchester bus routes. Both of which offer very different shopping experiences at either end of their termini or on part of their journey. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Dumplington or Davenport?”