Pipers put on good show at Forres

Carnoustie pipers returned from a European competition at the weekend with their heads held high.

On Saturday, the Carnoustie and District Pipe Band competed in the European Pipe Band Championships in Forres, Moray.

Although the band came third in their qualifiying round they were, for the first time, awarded a first place by one of the piping jdges.

A spokesperson for the Carnoustie and Disitrict Pipe Band said: “Despite losing out in the final to strong opposition, and with no less than four new members participating in their first competition with the band, this was a great result for Carnoustie.”

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