23rd November - Following today's Blaenavon contest, Mid-Rhondda Band have been confirmed as SEWBBA Third Section Champions for 2013, winning the T.J. Powell trophy!!
5th October - Well done to Alan Gibbs and all the players for achieving another contest podium finish! The band took 3rd place in the third section at the West Wales Festival of Brass, held at Burry Port.
15th September - another cup for the band's trophy cabinet!! The band were awarded the £200 prize and CISWO cup for the most entertaining performance at the Miner's Welfare Entertainment Contest in Porthcawl.
18th May - congratulations to MD Alan Gibbs and the band on two great contest performances over the weekend of 17th/18th May. On Saturday 17th the band picked up the Runner-Up prize in the 3rd section at the Ebbw Vale contest playing 'Kaleidoscope' by Philp Sparke, with our flugel horn player Jayne Moxon winning the award and cup for Best Instrumentalist.
On Sunday 18th the band scooped another impressive 2nd place in the 3rd Section at the Weston-Super-Mare contest, with our bass players winning the prize for 'Best Bass Section'. Congratulations to Graham Sheppard (Bb Bass), Jeff Traylor (Eb Bass) and Alex Tait (Eb Bass).