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Gala pop-up shop opens in aid of Rowan Boland Trust

Rowan Boland Credit: Boland family

A charity pop-up shop in Galashiels is raising money to help young sports stars in the Scottish Borders.

The Rowan Boland Memorial Trust was set up after 9-year-old Rowan Boland died suddenly at Gala Cricket Club in 2010. The young sport enthusiast had an underlying heart condition.

Pop-up shop in Gala Credit: ITV Border

His family now focus on helping young people from the Borders to realise their dreams.

Patrons of the charity include Scotland rugby stars Greig Laidlaw and Stuart Hogg, and Grand National winner Ryan Mania.

Dave Boland explains more about his hopes for the charity:

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