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PHOTO: Missing Eyemouth man John Young

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Police Scotland have released a picture of missing Eyemouth man John Young.

The 66-year-old was last seen on Friday evening leaving the Fleet Pub in the centre of the town.

It's thought he walked off in the direction of the harbour. Police officers and the Coastguard have been searching the area for the past two days.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.


Selkirk FC host successful "donate at the gate" match

Selkirk Football Club welcomed Gretna to Yarrow Park on Saturday afternoon for a match with a difference.

Fans attending the game were not asked to hand over any money for tickets, but to donate a food parcel instead.

The football club is thought to be the first in the Borders to hold a "donate at the gate" game, and there's hopes others will do the same.

Lori Carnochan reports:

Fishing community "in shock" over missing man

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The fishing community in Eyemouth is said to be "in shock" at the disappearance of a well-known local man.

John Young was last seen leaving the Fleet Pub in the town at around 6.30pm on Friday evening.

Teams from Police Scotland and HM Coastguard have been working around the harbour area.

"John's a well known local man and fisherman. He's worked on the boats here for many years and we're all in shock at the moment.

"There's a strange feeling today. He would usually be in the pub on a Sunday having a catch up with locals. "

– Local fisherman


Search for missing man at Eyemouth harbour

Police and the coastguard are searching for a missing man who was last seen leaving a pub and heading towards the harbour area of Eyemouth, in the Scottish Borders.

Police search the harbour area of Eyemouth for missing John Young, 66.

John Young, 66, was last seen leaving The Fleet pub at about 6.30pm on Friday, 19th December.

He is described as white, 6ft 1in tall, slim build, with short dark hair and a beard and was wearing a hat, a dark grey jacket fawn trousers and a blue t-shirt.

West Cumbrian VC winners to be remembered

Two services are being held in Cumbria today to remember two soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.

Abraham Acton from Whtehaven, and James Smith from Workington, will both be honoured with paving slabs as a lasting reminder of their bravery.

The following services are being held:

12pm - Workington Railway Station, for Private James Alexander Smith.

13:30pm - Lowther Street, Whitehaven, for Private Abraham Acton.

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