Annual General Meeting 2014
Service of Remembrance 2014
To commemorate all members of The Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade who served their country in War and Peace.
Led by The Rev’d Major Mandy Reynolds DipTh, CF Chaplain to 36 Engineer Regt, National Chaplain for the Normandy Veterans Association and The Army Widows Association at the NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM. For directions click here.
Saturday 8th November 2014 at 2.00 pm
St Andrews New Earswick, CLCGB Band will entertain guests before the service from approximately 1.30pm.
St Mary's Hinckley CLCGB Marching Brass - In Concert with Friends
St Mary's Hinckley CLCGB Marching Brass will be in Concert with Friends on Saturday 25th October. Tickets are £3. Money raised from this event will go towards the Mike Syrett memorial fund, who sadly passed away earlier this year. More details can be found below.
CLCGB National Band Recruitment Weekend
Recruitment Weekend 2014
31st October - Sunday 2nd November
Smallwood Manor, Uttoxeter
Contact Sue Hedges for more information
The Tone Poem dedicated to 3 CLB Lads
A Special Performance of David Mellor’s ‘Tragedy & Sacrifice on Darwen Moor’, is to be performed for the first time in Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday 15th November this year. 7.00p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Ticket prices from £5.
The Tone Poem is dedicated to three (CLB) Lads who died on the Moor in 1917.
David Mellor is one of the UK’s top composers who was born in Darwen and was inspired by reading an article about the Lads, by Harold Heys in the local Newspaper, some ten years ago.
A few CLCGB leaders will be going to watch this. Booking and details are to be found online at http://www.blackburncathedral.com/booking-availability.asp?event_id=7418.
ESH Communities Grants available
Esh Group is offering an exciting opportunity for grant support of up to £1,000 for Charities and Projects in its operational areas who are making a positive impact in their community.
If you are a community group or charity that would benefit from support visit Esh Group’s Added Value website and operate in one of the below areas you can complete the simple online application form found below.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FRIDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2014
Click here to complete application form: http://www.eshaddedvalue.co.uk/programmes/esh-communities/application
Food Hygiene Course now available through CLCGB
The CLCGB is now offering Brigade Companies, Churches and Diocesan offices the opportunity to take the Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate online and be certified after completing the online learning and sucessfully passing the test.
The CLCGB can offer this at a fantastic rate of £12 per person taking the qualification. This can be ordered by going to Brigade Stores by clicking here or the online training site by clicking here and entering the password Food2014. This will take you to online stores to add to the basket and checkout. We are accepting debit/credit card/paypal payments for this course only by selecting the "Paypal" option when selecting the payment method.
Once the training has been purchased we will send you a unique license number and website to access to complete the online training. If you are ordering over a weekend there maybe a longer delay in generating the codes. Once you have passed the test you will gain a certificate that you can save and print. For full information please see the online stores item.
Albert Wilson Memorial Field down to the last 4
The Albert Wilson Memorial Field are down to the last 4 Charities in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund and need your help to WIN. This is to enhance the facilities at the camp site to build a disabled toilet and shower.
You can vote online, by SMS text, via Twitter and in participating Lloyds Bank branches.
- To vote online, click on the "Vote for Us" box at the top of the page. http://lly-cf.com/RFR
- Complete the details and click "submit" - you will be sent an email from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund to confirm your vote.
- Please click on the link in the email to confirm your vote, otherwise it won't count.
- To vote via Twitter click on the "Vote for Us" box at the top of the page.
- Click the "Vote via Tweet" button to auto populate a tweet with our unique hashtag (you may need to login, or create an account if you don't have one).
- Your followers can then retweet your message to give us a vote.
- To vote via SMS, text “VOTE RFR” to 61119
Lloyds Bank Community Fund - Vote For Us!
Brigade Vocational Qualifications
Brigade Vocational Qualification - Gives you UCAS points
A nationally recognised Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice
The ways to achieve it:
Through the Brigade’s website, leaders will be guided by on-line tutorials to develop their knowledge and understanding of Working with Young People and Children.
Using a mixture of theory and practice leaders will work to complete four mandatory and a number of optional units, usually 2 – 3, to achieve sufficient credits to gain the Certificate, through ABC – the Awarding Body Consortium.
National Band Weekend Dates
National Band Weekend Dates for your diaries 2014 - 201512 -14 September - performance at Trentham Gardens
31 October - 2nd November - Recruitment Weekend
28 -30 November
20 -22 February
20 -22 March
1 - 4 May - Concert tbc
June Weekend - tbc