Lotto Results – March 2019 Draw

£75        Shirley Delaney   …………….. 173

£50         G Edmondson   ……………… 14

£25         Sarah Dignan  ……………….. 25

£20         B Mathews ………………….. 140

£10         Mrs Doherty   ………………..  37

£10         Gordon Knight ……………… 133

£10         T Parkinson ………………….. 19

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for supporting the band.

Lotto Results – December 2018 Draw

£50         Anne Kay                       35

£25         Brenda Butler                161

£20         Iveta Martinovsky           5

£10         Kath Whittle                    1

£10         Paul Dalton                    12

£10         Gordon Knight              133

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for supporting the band.

Lotto Results – September 2018 Draw

£50         Joe Whiteside                  93

£25         Ian Threlfall                      66

£20         Sue Hankinson               145

£10         Peter Rooney                   40

£10         Brenda Butler                  161

£10         Derek hicks                     110

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for supporting the band

Paul Dalton

Freckleton Band are sad to announce that our long serving Musical Director Mr Paul Dalton has left the Band after the National Finals In Cheltenham on the 16th September 2018.

Paul joined the Band in 1980 on Trombone. In 1982 he was appointed as deputy conductor to Dennis Wright. In 1983 he was appointed as resident conductor working with Duncan Beckley, Gordon Clough, John Golland, Mike Cotter and Roy Curran. He had two short breaks during the 1980s during which he conducted Thornton Cleveleys and Darwen but then returned to Freckleton in 1995 where he was appointed Musical Director.

In 1997 the Band won its first National title at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham. During this time the band also performed many high profile concerts around the North West, including a series of concerts playing alongside the Central Band of the RAF.

Other Contest highlights include 3 invitations to the Scottish Open and 6 Grand Shield appearances.

Contest Wins 1995 / 2018

7 Fleetwood contests                         2001 / 2002 / 2003 / 2005 / 2006 / 2007 / 2009

3 NWABBA contests                          1995 / 1996 / 1999

1 Wilkinson Northern open                 2008

1 Land o’ Burns                                   2000

6 North West Qualifiers 1st Section    1997 / 2005 / 2010 / 2013 / 2015 / 2018

1 1st Section National Champions      1997

Finally, the Band committee would like to thank Paul for his loyalty and commitment over his long tenure and wish him well for the future.

Mark Rossall (Vice Chairman)