|Rushden Echo & Argus, 8th July 1932, transcribed by Kay Collins
Rushden Band “On the Air”
All Ready for Next Week’s Broadcast
The Rushden Town Band will broadcast from the Birmingham (Midland Region) studio on Wednesday evening next, and Northamptonshire as a county will “tune in” on this auspicious occasion.
Following an audition some few weeks ago, the B.B.C. decided that the Rushden band was well capable of broadcasting a good programme, and some time after the hearing, the local combination were notified that they were to play before the microphone—the first time a band within the county had attained such an honour. [part of a longer article]