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WATCH: Cumbrian teenager becomes Britain's youngest license holder to sell alcohol

18-year-old Chloe Hogg has become the youngest person in Britain to hold a license to sell alcohol.

She could be first in line to take on her family's restaurant business, but she's pouring her efforts into getting more experience first:

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WATCH: Curtain call for cheeky west Cumbrian musical

A west Cumbrian village goes under the spotlight this week, as students from Seaton Junior School take to the stage.

'This is Seaton' takes a light-hearted look at the community in a musical, where the village battles to be named the best in the UK.

Sarah Kilburn-Wilson has been to watch the final preparations:

Fun in the sun for Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering

Around 300 horses took part in the annual event Credit: ITV Border
Hundreds turned out to watch the procession in the town centre Credit: ITV Border

Thousands lined the streets of Galashiels for the annual Braw Lads Gathering. The event began in 1930 to celebrate key moments in the town's history. It's one of a string of Borders towns to celebrate over the Common Ridings season. David Houston, the Chairman of the Braw Lads Executive Council spoke to Hannah McNulty:

Hungarian choir share their moo-sic on D&G farm

A farm near Gatehouse of Fleet had some unusual visitors this week - a Hungarian choir.

The Vox Luventutis children's choir from the Hungarian city, Debrecen, has been performing across Dumfries and Galloway.

The visit was a chance to learn more about how local people live and work:

WATCH: The Big Sing comes to Cumbria

Singing is gaining in popularity these days - with programmes like ITV's The Voice and The Voice Kids inspiring people of all ages.

And in our region, hundreds of schoolchildren from Cumbria and North Yorkshire have been learning to sing with one of the best conductors in the business.

David Lawrence usually leads huge choirs of young people but he was invited to conduct the Big Sing at a school near Kirkby Lonsdale:

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Civil War of 1645 recreated in the Borders

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Thirlestane Castle in Lauder turned back time this weekend to 1645, to re-enact the Civil War.

The battle depicts a similar skirmish that happened near Selkirk in the 17th century.

Soldiers, muskets, pikes and drums came to life in drill displays.

There's a lot of fun, around, it's like being a big kid, so you get to do lots of fun things, but the serious angle is that people understand their own heritage, their own history, their own culture and perhaps, dispel a few myths about how people were."

– Richard Boyce, Sealed Knots Society
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