Charity cheque for community band

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Money for tuition books and equipment has been donated to the Pleasley Colliery Welfare Band.

The Mansfield Building Society handed over a cheque for £500 as part of The Mansfield’s Community Support Scheme.

The brass band support the enjoyment of playing music by providing the opportunity to learn to play and perform in concerts and events.

Linda Clarke, of Pleasley Collery Welfare Band, said: “We are grateful to The Mansfield as these funds will help this newly formed venture continue.”

The Mansfield’s branch supervisor, Nicola Arnold, said “We are pleased to help.

“These type of clubs are essential for our local community and provide enjoyment through music and socialising.”

Pictured above are members of the Pleasley Colliery Welfare Band with Nicola Arnold.