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Grimethorpe Colliery Band win championship

Title
Grimethorpe Colliery Band win championship
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Music
TX Date
18 Oct 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:01:54
Description
David Addis reports on the victory of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band at the National Brass Band Championship, held at the Royal Albert Hall. Backstage, he talks to members of the band, who dedicate the win to all the miners due to lose their jobs. He also mentions the News of the World’s role in fundraising for the band.
Contributors
David Addis
Keywords
Newspapers; Yorkshire; Unemployment; Charity; Fundraising; Coal miners; Grimethorpe Colliery Band; Contests; Coal mines; Mine closures; News of the World; Redundancies; Grimethorpe; Brass bands; National Brass Band Championship

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