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Anchor Community Band set to storm the charts!

The older people forming the Anchor Community Band are giving modern pop stars a run for their money and tackling loneliness in the process by releasing their own charity single today.

 

The Anchor Community Band’s single “See Yourself” challenges perceptions of old age. More than 350 older people from across the country have been involved in writing and recording it, the oldest band member being 96 years young.…

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Added by Kathryn on June 3, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Meet Ruth a member of the Anchor Community Band

'See Yourself', the Anchor Community Band single is due for release on Monday 3 June. And we're pleased to announce HMV will be stocking copies from this date. As the release date approaches, we're introducing members of the band whose passion for music and singing helped make the single possible.…

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Added by Natalie on May 24, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

"See Yourself" charity single now available for pre-order!

We are very excited to announce that the Anchor Community Band charity single; "See Yourself" is NOW available for pre-order!

The Anchor Community Band’s “See Yourself” was…

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Added by Kathryn on April 22, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Anchor Community Band reach the final week of recordings!

This week marks the final three days of recordings for the Anchor Community Band’s song, See Yourself.

 

Annesley Lodge in Nottingham is the first recording venue this week where the band project has enabled 89-year-old Derek D’Hooghe, who used to play the drums to the troops in Burma during the Second World War, to perform again for the first time in many years.

 

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Added by Kathryn on March 12, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Anchor Community Band brings Bradford alive with the sound of music

Bradford was alive with the sound of music this week when members of the Anchor Community Band recorded segments of the charity single.

 

Anchor colleagues working at the Milestone Place and Ambler Mill offices…

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Added by Kathryn on March 1, 2013 at 1:30 — No Comments

Anchor Community Band members travel the length of the country in bid to reach the Top 40

Older people from a care home in Southport joined Anchor Community Band members from the North West to record their charity song for the charts last week.

 

Nell Clark, 90, who has lived at…

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Added by Natalie on February 26, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

From WW2 troops to singing with the Anchor Community Band

The Anchor Community Band encompasses people from across the ages and this week an octogenarian from Bethnal Green who used to sing to the troops in the Second World War, has recorded a solo piece on the Band’s charity song.

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Added by Kathryn on February 15, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Anchor Community Band rehearsals well underway

Anchor residents around the country are coming together to rehearse the Anchor Community Band charity single, as we gear up to break into the top 40 record charts!

 

Launched in November, this new project…

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Added by Kathryn on February 7, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Introducing the Anchor Community Band!

Today we are excited to announce the launch of a new national project: The Anchor Community Band!



Building on the success of the campaign calling for a dedicated Minister for Older People, Anchor want to continue raising awareness of issues affecting this growing demographic and plan to produce a charity single that celebrates the positive aspects of ageing which are often…

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Added by Grey Pride on November 30, 2012 at 11:32 — No Comments

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