Police have confirmed that the body found yesterday has been identified as John Michael Parry, aged 81, of Roper Street, Penrith. The body was found in the River Eden, between Kirkoswald and Little Salkeld.
The family of the founder of the Wickerman Festival have expressed their shock and sadness at his death following a shooting incident.
Jamie Gilroy was found at his farm on Thursday 18th December with serious head injuries. He was taken to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
Following his death, Mr Gilroy's family released the following statement:
There will be further blustery showers overnight, these will be wintry over the hills.
It will remain windy with likely gales in exposure.
Clear spells will lead to a chilly night, but the strong winds will mostly prevent a frost. Minimum Temperature 3C.
A Galaxy of stars are lining up for ITV's big Christmas charity show - Text Santa - which will be on at 8 o'clock this evening.
Among a host of our favourite celebrities is one genuine A-list, Hollywood megastar.
Our reporter Richard Slee was given the green light to go behind the scenes and reports now on the build up to the big event.
Pet rescue centres in our region are busier than ever, with one organisation in the Borders reporting a 25% increase in the numbers of animals they've rehomed this year.
In the run up to Christmas, Borders Pet Rescue is urging people to think carefully about whether they have the time and money to look after a pet. But they also want people to consider giving a home to an animal who needs it.
Jenny Longden reports.
Carlisle United host Northampton Town tomorrow looking to end a run of three straight defeats, but as the blues look to change things on the pitch today see them get a very welcome Christmas present from an old friend.
Ryan Dollard reports.
Outbreaks of rain reaching northwest Scotland in the early hours of Sunday will spread southeast across the country during the day.
The rain will become persistent and often heavy across western areas.
Gales are expected to affect parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England at times during Sunday and Monday.
Gusts between 55 and 65 mph seem likely over and to the east of hills.
Hundreds of spectators have turned out to witness the unveiling of a plaque to honour a soldier for his bravery in the First World War.
Private James McKenzie was awarded the Victoria Cross, after being shot dead attempting to rescue a fellow soldier.
Lori Carnochan was at the ceremony in Dumfries.
Police have confirmed that the body found yesterday has been identified as John Michael Parry, aged 81, of Roper Street, Penrith.
The body was found in the River Eden, between Kirkoswald and Little Salkeld.
There are no suspicious circumstances at this time and the details have been passed to the Coroner.
Queen of the South will be hoping to put further pressure Rangers and Hearts when they face a struggling Cowdenbeath in the Scottish championship tomorrow.
The Doonhamers took time out of their busy schedule this week to visit and bring presents youngsters in the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.