On Sunday 6th April 2003, former member of Stannary Brass Band, Mr. Les Tucker was awarded a Diploma of Honour. The award was presented at the West of England Championships, Riviera Centre, Torquay, “in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the Brass Band movement through the teaching of musicians”. The Diploma was conferred by the Master Wardens and Court of Assistants of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. The presentation was made by Mr. Frank Renton, conductor of Camborne Town Band, who were winners in the Championship Section that afternoon. Les was a valued member of Stannary Brass Band where he taught beginners to play and he is pleased and proud to see his ex-pupils continue to enjoy their music in adulthood.