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The bands principal cornet Stewart Hepburn won the Bill Shaw Slow Melody contest on Sunday, ensuring the trophy stayed at home for the first time in seven years.
The 1st section Scottish Champions Lochgelly Band continued their recent good form with a convincing second place finish at the Fife Brass Band Festival.
15-03-2010  CHAMPIONS
The Lochgelly Band are Scottish Champions again after winning the 1st section title.
The Lochgelly band are pleased to announce details of its annual slow melody contest.
The Lochgelly band are pleased to announce the signing of Allan Ramsay. The former CWS Glasgow top man will be filling in for the band on the solo cornet rank.
01-03-2010  Lochgelly Hit For Six
The Lochgelly band announce a sextet of new signings as the band strengthen ahead of the forthcoming Scottish Championships.
Young horn player Rachel Neil continued to show impressive form at the recent Bill Shaw Slow melody contest as she lifted the title for the first time.
The Lochgelly finished in second place in the Fife Brass Band Festival held in Dunfermline.
23-03-2009  Consistency The Key
The Lochgelly Band continued their series of consistent performances in the Scottish Championship with another 5th place in Dundee at the weekend.
28-04-2008  Edmond at the Double
Whitburns Hayley Edmond becomes the first person to win both sections of the Bill Shaw Slow Melody contest.
Following on from their great result at the Scottish Championships the band once again entered the contest arena, this time at the Fife Brass Band Festival held in Dunfermline.
The Lochgelly band under the direction of Paul Drury were placed third in the 1st section of the Scottish Championships held in Glenrothes recently.
Its been a busy summer in the Russell Street bandhall with a new conductor and new signings for the band.
Craig Herriot lifted the Bill Shaw Slow Melody title to add to his Fife Championship.
The band made a welcome return to the Fife Brass Band Festival contest held in the Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline at the weekend (21st April)where we finished sixth from a very competitive field of nine 1st section bands.
The Lochgelly band attended the Scottish Championships in the imposing surroundings of Dundee's Caird Hall on Sunday 11th March. Read how we got on here.
This year will see the holding of the fifth annual Bill Shaw Memorial Slow Melody Contest.
After qualifying for the Scottish Challenge Shield contest the band had a disappointing result but a good day out nevertheless.
After last years unfortunate absence the Lochgelly Band returned to the Fife Open contest at the weekend (14th October), which was held in Falkirk Town Hall.
The Lochgelly band made a return trip to the Ayrshire coast for the Land O’Burns contest on 26th August. A good performance saw the band finish seventh overall.
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