Brass band on song for competition win

Members of Jayess Newbiggin Brass Band perform at Wansbeck Hospital.
Members of Jayess Newbiggin Brass Band perform at Wansbeck Hospital.

A Northumberland brass band was crowned champion of its section at a north east competition.

Jayess Newbiggin Brass Band won the North East Regional Section Four in the event at the Gala Theatre in Durham.

The band won the Durham League Contest in February and managed to keep up a 100 per cent record of success for 2016.

It will represent the north east at the national finals in Cheltenham in September.