Orange flute band in parade dispute

A GLASGOW flute band could be investigated by police in Northern Ireland after allegedly violating an agreement not to play music as they passed a Catholic church during the July 12 parades.

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Officials said all bands should play a single drumbeat while passing St Patrick's RC Church on Donegal Street.

However, the Glasgow Orange Defenders Flute Band, from Yoker, is thought to have broken the order.

Stuart Leckenby, band sergeant, said on Facebook: "If asked if I would change or play anything different? Never. We are what we are."

A spokesman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland said a review of footage is being undertaken.

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