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WEST YORKSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE PIPE BAND
After several successful years of service, Pipe Major Johnny Watson has decided to step down as Pipe Major of the band to pursue his career and social interests, though he will remain a member of the band.
The band is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to take up the role of Pipe Major.
The Pipe Band was formed in the early 1960's along with the Military Band. Both Bands developed steadily over the years and throughout the eighties and nineties the Pipe Band was playing all over Britain and Europe and was very successful in competitions.
The Band receives the full support of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Sports and Social Club including free use of excellent practice facilities and transport for engagements.
Practices are held at Fire Service Headquarters Training Centre, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire BD11 2DY. (Junction of the A58 and A651). The Band currently practices on Monday evenings, between 7.30pm and 10.00pm.
The Band is registered with the RSPBA and is keen to enter both indoor and outdoor competitions and will welcome any experienced players though tuition is also given. The Band currently competes in Grade 4.
The Band is engaged to play for a wide variety of engagements all year round and also performs at concerts together with the Military Band. The Band plays mainly in Daywear and has No.1 Uniform and wears the Ancient Red Ramsay tartan.
If you feel you would like to take up this position, further information can be obtained by contacting either –
Jonny Watson Tel: 07403 967900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Gordon Laycock Tel: 0113 285 4722 or email@example.com
Alan Harrison: 0787 679 0430 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Set of McCallum bagpipes
Please contact : Jo Hoggarth.
Tel. No. 07717 200878
Dirk with Thistle Master carving on the hilt. Mounted with Topaz stone on Pommel Cap and knife and fork incorporated in sheath
Sgian Dubh. Hand Wrought mounted with Topaz stone
Both items in presentation boxes.
'Bonnie Charlie' Jacket and Waistcoat Size 38.
'Hunting Buchanan' Lilt
'Brave Heart' Shirts Size; Large. Colours; Green and Cream.
Sporrans, Waistbelts, Gillie Brouges etc.
Further information on listed items on request.
Please contact; Ian Veitch.
Tel. No. 07940-582-763
Eleven Black No 2 Jackets (various sizes) - Good condition
Being sold following band closure
Reasonable offers accepted
Contact : Iain Grant (L/D West Midlands Police Pipe Band) to arrange viewing/appointment
Set of Bagpipes for Sale
Complete set of McCallum DN0 made in 2007
Excellent condition with matching chanter, etc
Serious offers considered
Contact : Jimmy Scott (Royal Corps of Signals)
Set of Chanters for Sale
Shepherd Mk3 Plastics. 15 chanters (will confirm)
Totally uncarved and in great condition. Superb matched set and have been successful on competition.
Will listen to all reasonable offers. Ideally want to sell as a set or a majority of a set.
Pictures on request.
Contact : Rick Brown (Manchester Phoenix Pipe Band)
Standard Triumph Pipe Band are looking for 3 Jim Kilpatrick Side Drum Carriers suitable for Premier Drums and a Jim Kilpatrick Bass Drum Carrier, also for a Premier Bass Drum.
Please contact : Eddie McFadzean (email@example.com)
Brand new mace - never been used, 50" in height
Please contact Lindsey Bree : 01132 854657
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