COMHAIRLE nan Eilean Siar Convener Norman MacDonald has congratulated Lewis Pipe Band after it secured top prize in the grade 3A event at the prestigious European Championships held in Forres on Saturday June 25.
Mr MacDonald said: ‘On behalf of the Comhairle I would like to congratulate The Lewis Pipe Band on what is an amazing achievement. This was the band’s first appearance at grade 3A level so to win it at the first time of asking is particularly impressive, beating nine other pipe bands in the process.
‘Those who represent our islands in national competitions continue to show that through real commitment, desire, and no shortage of skill, that they can match the best.
‘ Well done to all concerned.’