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Here you will find the most up-to-date information  on events taking place for the 1st Buckie Boys’ Brigade. Use the bar at the right hand side of the calendar to scroll through the month. Use the arrow buttons at the top of the calendar to move between months. Click on the “Today” button to return to the present day. Please note : Whilst every effort is made to keep the calendar up-to-date it may be necessary to change events due to unforeseen circumstances. Anyone unsure of dates, times etc should contact a member of staff. Please click on the button below to open the calendar. NEWS 20.04.2018 - 1st Buckie Finish Third in Belfast 1st Buckie Senior 5 Aside football team finished 3rd in the UK final held in Belfast. Pictured are : Tommie Marandola, Evan Smith, Jamie Wood, Brodie Christie,  Innes Mckay, Jay Flett, Finlay Mckay. 19.03.2018 - Anchor Boys’ Colouring Competition 1st Buckie Anchor Boys Boat club colouring competition winners. Again a very tough job for the judges to pick out the successful winners. Below are 1st 2nd & 3rd places in the Primary 2 & 3 Sections for Anchor Boys. Primary 2 : 1st - Patrick Smith, 2nd - Seth Coull & 3rd - Ellis Geddes Primary 3 : 1st - Andrew Slater, 2nd - Jose Imlach & 3rd - Rino Taylor Below you will see the photos of the winning colouring in from each age group. Well done to all boys in both age groups who completed their pictures. 19.03.2018 - Junior Section Colouring Competition 1st Buckie Junior Section Boat club colouring competition winners. The 1st 2nd & 3rd places in the Primary 4,5 & 6 sections are as follows: Primary 4 : 1st - Caleb Lyon, 2nd - Ollie Ewan & 3rd -  Josh Innes. Primary 5 : 1st - Alfie Low, 2nd - Alex Macrae & 3rd - Joe Reid Primary 6 : 1st - Stuart Randall - 2nd - Joe Sutherland & 3rd - Lucas Wood Below you will see the photos of the winning colouring in from each age group. Well done to all boys in all age groups who completed their pictures is was a very hard job for the judges to pick out 3 in each section. 17.03.2018 - Cross Country Massive congratulations to Roy Taylor who competed in the B.B. Scotland cross country championship in the P7/S1 & S2 section this morning in Renfrewshire. Roy was placed a very commendable 6th out of 50+ runners in his section brilliant for being one of the youngest in the section . He has done himself proud, and all of us at 1st Buckie are also very proud of Roy. Well done. 17.03.2018 -  Battalion Badminton Results                       Results of the Banffshire battalion badminton competition held in buckie on Saturday 17/03/18. Well done to all boys from all companies who took Part. 17.03.2018 - Lucky Squares Winner As part of a fundraiser for the senior football teams trip to Belfast for the UK national 5-A- Sides football finals we are great-full to Natalie McIntosh who ran and organised a "Lucky Squares" raffle on the company's behalf. 150 numbers sold at £10 each. £500 to the lucky winner who was Marion Tawse pictured below receiving her prize from Finlay McKay the team's goal keeper and captain Alan McIntosh. Marion was Lucky number 8 picked out by Findlay at a live draw aired on social media a couple of weeks ago. A massive thanks  everyone who bought lucky squares, this fundraiser generated £1000 towards the teams trip. We wish the boys the best of luck for the finals, everyone associated with 1st Buckie is extremely proud of our 5–A-Side team. 17.02.2018 - 1st Buckie Senior Boys are Scottish Champions The boys won the 5 Aside cup at Grangemouth last week -  now  to Belfast on 14th April for Uk finals. Good luck boys. Pictured are : back row Jamie Wood Innes McKay Brodie Christie and Evan Smith Front Tommie Marandola Finlay McKay and Jay Flett. Click here for news article 16.02.2018 - Company Photos - 2017/18 Now Available Shown below are the company photos for 2017/18 taken for the 70th Anniversary. The photos below are watermarked for copyright reasons but we will be selling non- watermarked versions at the Pancake Tea on Saturday 3rd March. 31.01.2018 - Battalion Swimming Gala 1stBuckie Junior and senior swimming teams who were both triumphant in their sections in winning the Banffshire battalion swimming gala held at buckie swimming pool on Wednesday 31st January 2018. Competition consisted of breast stroke, front crawl, back stroke and a relay over 50m and 100m dependant on age group. All boys swam fantastically. The boys competed against teams from 1st Banff and 2nd Turriff. Well done to everyone who took part. 19.01.2018 - Patrick Foley - S-T-E-M On Friday 19th January we were delighted to welcome Patrick Foley a S-T-E-M (science technology engineering maths) champion who is an ex member of  1st Buckie and Queen's Man, Patrick completed his BSc (Hons)- 1st class in Physics at Aberdeen Uni and MSc in Photonics and Optoelectronics at St Andrews and Herriot Watt. Now employed by Leonardo UK in the Edinburgh division as a Graduate Laser Engineer. Patrick agreed to return to our normal parade night and give the S3,4 & 5 boys a talk on the STEM program, a very interesting talk given and the boys thoroughly enjoyed it. Click here to visit the S-T-E-M website 70TH Anniversary Songs of Praise 17th December 2017 Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire Mrs Clair Russell Cuts the special commemorative cake with Tate Pirie, Darwin Devlin & Jude Ewen. Senior 5 Aside Team into Scottish Finals on 10th Feburary at Grangemouth Innes Mckay, Finlay Mckay, Brodie Christie, Evan Smith, Jamie Wood, Jay Flett & Tommie Marandola. The team is undefeated in this year’s competition. Good luck. 14.12.2017 - Trampoline Park Visit 40 juniors from primary 4 & 5 attended skyline trampoline park in inverurie for their festive outing. Next evening 40 primary 6,7 & Secondary 1 enjoyed their eveing & on the 3rd night senior company & not so young adults relived their youth they all had a fantastic time. 19.11.2017 - Junior section Top of the Form Win 1st Buckie juniors one again retained the Banffshire Battalion Top of the Form trophy. This is the fourth year in succession that our junior section boys have been triumphant in the TOTF quiz.  Team photo  from Left to right: Logan Wright , Magnus Main, Evan Campbell , Douglas Cowie The boys fought off stuff competition from teams from Banff and Turriff The 2nd photo includes the boys with Mr Gordon Pirie officer in charge of the junior section. 04.11.2017 - Cross Country Win 1 st Buckie retained the Cross Country trophy at Turriff yesterday. Charlie McKay and Roy Taylor are pictured receiving the trophy from Turriff Captain Michael Henry. 22.04.2017 - 5 Aside Finals At the 5 aside finals in East Kilbride 1st Buckie team placed third. Well done to all. Also, congratulations to the South Sheilds team who won the tournament. 05.11.2016 - Cross Country Win Congratulations to 1st Buckie Company who who won the Banffshire Battalion Cross Country at Turriff on Saturday 5th November. Pictured are : Lucas Wood, Jamie Wood Aiden Milne, Luca Sutherland and Lucas Farquhar and  Douglas Cowie. London 2017 As a result of interest expressed by boys and parents, plans are now going ahead to offer a trip to London in July 2017. For further information see Downloads section. 18.03.2016 - Inspection & Prizes 2016 Photos of the Inspection & Prize giving at the Fisherman’s Hall Buckie. Photos are as follows : 1. Queens men with Dr. Alan Geddes & his wife Emma (Principal guests). 2. President’s men with Principal guests. 3. 2015 - 2016 1st Buckie Boys Brigade Prize Winners.
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05.05.2018 - Regency Donate Minibus to 1st Buckie BB’s This morning the 1st Buckie B.B. were surprised in a momentous way By Mr Charles Milne of REGENCY CAR SALES BUCKIE as he arrived at Alan McIntosh front door and handed over a set of Keys to the Company’s very own Vauxhall mini bus. This is an unbelievable gesture of kindness and support towards the company from Mr Milne who has been a sponsor of 1st Buckie for many years now, and this mornings gift of a Mini Bus for Company Use has blown the officers and boys away. Pictured are Mr and Mrs Milne handing over the keys to company Captain Alan McIntosh and also some company representatives who were present for the secret handover this morning they had no idea why they had been asked to meet this morning.   We Can’t thank Charles Milne enough for our new Bus. Even the number plate is BUCKIE (BU11CKE) our boys certainly won’t be missed out and about on the road and everyone will know the buckie boys have arrived when we go to various B.B. events...... keep an eye out in the local press for a full article on Charles very kind gesture towards 1st Buckie from Regency Car Sales - Buckie driving 1st Buckie forwards. More photos on Regency Car Sales and 1st Buckie BB Facebook pages.