Independent label: Hallamshire Records (manufacturer) the Desford Colliery band was Founded in 1898 originally named Ibstock United. In 1956 the band was assisted by the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation (CISWO) and the miners band was renamed the Desford Colliery Band. The band has enjoyed legendary success by winning no less than thirty-one Championship titles including being four times National Champions. Desford's mission is to continue to be the innovative leader of the brass world. Distributed By Hallamshire Records.