Hammonds Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (21 April 2018)

Another stunning concert from Hammonds Band

On the 21 April, Boarshurst Silver Band began the first of a series of Saturday night concerts. Alongside the regular programme of Sunday night concerts, the Saturday night gigs will showcase Championship Section bands and ensembles.
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Hammond Saltaire Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club

A class act from start to finish

Say no more. If you went to the Boarshurst Band Club yesterday [02 April], you witnessed a virtuoso performance by Hammonds Saltaire Band. For the same price as two pints a lager, the Championship section band gave us all a magnificent concert. One that concluded a memorable weekend of brass banding in the Saddleworth area.
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From Grey-Green to Party Scene: Ashton Lad Turns Leyland Lynx to Fun Bus

Late-1980s vehicle converted to mobile playroom

When I was young, I quite fancied having a Leyland Atlantean outside my front door, so long as it was a GMT standard. The nearest I got was a collection of models, which takes up far less room. Probably a good thing because it would have rusted till I got my ‘L’ plates and PCV licence. (I still have neither).

Kudos to the teenage entrepreneur who has converted a single decker bus into a mobile playroom. Ben Laidler and his family from Ashton-under-Lyne purchased the 1987 Leyland Lynx, which previously saw usage as a tattoo parlour in Saddleworth. Continue reading “From Grey-Green to Party Scene: Ashton Lad Turns Leyland Lynx to Fun Bus”