Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club, 05 December 2021

McElligott eloquence and solo excellence behind exceptional Christmas concert

Opening the first of three December concerts featuring Championship Section Bands was Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band. In the last year, they finished fourth in this year’s Brass In Concert – the first one to see a live audience since 2019.

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Selling Runcorn By The Pound: 6. What’s It Called? Cumbernauld

East of the M60’s 2021 Advent Calendar looks at a town 4,580 miles away from Caracas

Halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow is the New Town of Cumbernauld. Compared with many New Towns, never mind traditional town centres, its Civic Centre looks a bit like something from a Sci-Fi film.

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