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Congratulations Betty Lawrence

Congratulations to Betty Lawrence who has become an Honorary Member of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing. Betty and her husband Matt emigrated from Ayr to North America in 1964. They returned to Ayr in January 2011. In 1965,

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Oscar Awards 2010-2011

The annual SOBHD Champion of Champions Oscar celebration took place on the 19th November 2011 in Edinburgh. Congratulations to the SOBHD Oscar Winners for the year 2010-2011: Adult Winner: Laura Smith Senior Winner: Rebecca Thow Junior Winner: Anthea Bundy The three ladies are

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2011 World Champions

Congratulations to the 2011 World Champions. Pictured from left to right are Ellis Hayes, Scotland – World Juvenile Champion David Wilton, Scotland – World Adult Champion Katie Lee, Canada – World Junior Champion Photograph by Ronnie Cairns.

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Mrs J Haggarty MBE

It is with great sadness that we inform you that the great lady of dance, Mrs Jessie Stewart-Haggarty MBE, passed away peacefully at home in the afternoon of Sunday 28th August 2011. Mrs Haggarty was 98 years of age and

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Fabulous at 50

Congratulations to Christine Lacey, SOBHD Chairman, on her 50th birthday. Christine was presented with flowers and a cake at the recent Board meeting.

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Congratulations to May Martin

Congratulations to May Martin who has become an Honorary Member of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing. May McLaughlan Martin is a recognized and well-respected figure in Highland Dancing circles at home in Scotland and Overseas. As a SOBHD

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In Loving Memory of Mary Thomson, Dumfries

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Mary Thomson from Dumfries who passed away on Saturday 5th February 2011. Mary was a well known Dance Teacher, Adjudicator and Competition Organiser in Scotland and our

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Sandra Receives The 2010 Atholl Clasp

Congratulations to Sandra Bald Jones who has been awarded the 2010 Atholl Clasp. Sandra was presented with the clasp by Peter Archibald.

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Oscar Awards 2009-2010

The annual SOBHD Champion of Champions Oscar celebration took place on 20th November 2010. Congratulations to the Oscar Winners for the year 2009-2010: Adult Winner: Laura Smith Senior Winner: Robyn Hart-Winks Junior Winner: Anthea Bundy

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Dancers perform at Help for Heroes concert

Highland Dancers from England were recently invited to perform at the Help for Heroes concert at Twickenham Stadium, London. They were also joined by highland dancers from New Zealand and South Africa and performed at the concert in front of

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