The UK's decision to vote to leave the EU was not a shock, according to the chairman of the NFU in Cumbria.
David Raine, who farms near Kirkoswald, says the agricultural industry in the county was very divided on the issue. He points to issues such as frustration with EU bureaucracy and a desire to take back control as being factors leading many farmers to vote to leave.
But speaking to ITV Border he said it would now pose "significant challenges" for the industry.
Hawick's Cornet waved the flag to crowds at Hawick's annual Common Riding.
Traditionally, the Cornet is charged to ride the marches of the community of Hawick and return the flag 'unsullied and unstained'.
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Today's annual Common Riding in Hawick kicks off a series of summer ridings across the south of Scotland.
Here's where you can see one of the rides:
- 6th - 11th June - Hawick Common Riding
- 3rd - 11th June - West Linton Whipman
- 13th - 17th June - Selkirk Common Riding
- 20th - 25th June -Peebles Beltane
- 20th - 25th June - Melrose Festival
- 24th June - 3rd July - Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering
- 5th July - Duns Summer Festival
- 17th - 23rd July - Kelso Civic Week
- 1st - 6th August - Lauder Common Riding
- 1st - 6th August -Coldstream Civic Week
The first of this year's major Common Riding festivals has kicked off in Hawick this morning.
Thousands of spectators lined the streets, as hundreds of horses and riders set off to ride the town's boundaries.
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Hundreds of horses and riders, suited and booted, will ride through the streets of Hawick today for the annual Common Riding.
The earliest risers set off at 6.00am this morning to make the most of the 13th century tradition.
Common Ridings take place across the South of Scotland throughout the summer months.
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Moffat Mountain Rescue Team are raising money to fund a new control vehicle this weekend.
The team's annual charity challenge takes place on Sunday.
It's based at the hall at Durisdeermill, and there will be four walks of varying difficulty taking place.
People interested in taking part are asked to register online beforehand, though people are still welcome on the day.
There is an entry fee, and people are encouraged to raise sponsorship money for the team, who are hoping to raise £2,000.
Police are urging motorists to take extra care around caravans and horse drawn vehicles as this year's Appleby Horse Fair comes to a close.
Many gypsies, travellers and visitors to the town are now leaving Appleby, and drivers are being warned to slow down.
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