A Dumfriesshire town came alive today to the sounds of hooves and cheers.
The annual Riding of the Marches in Sanquhar marks the end of the ride out season in Dumfries and Galloway and the Borders.
The Marches or boundaries of Sanquhar have been ridden since the town was created a Royal Burgh.
Each year in August horsemen and horsewomen Ride the Marches to ensure that the landmarks, cairns and other features have not been removed or tampered with.
Today the population of the small town doubled as thousands of people joined in the tradition.
The Cockermouth Show has welcomed visitors today to its site at the Fitz on Low Road.
The 166th agricultural show includes horticulture, horses, sheep, cattle and industrial crafts.
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Film stars including Kelly MacDonald and Jessica Hynes were in the Lake District last night for the world premiere of Swallows and Amazons.
They were back on the shores of Derwent water in Keswick, where some of the movie was filmed.
It's based on Arthur Ransome's book which tells the tale of four children who camp on an island in the middle of a Lake.
Katie Hunter was beside the red carpet:
Kelly Macdonald, who's starred in Harry Potter and Boardwalk Empire, admits that during her time in Cumbria she experienced "typical British weather".
The actress stars as Mrs Walker in the new BBC adaptation of the well loved children's series, "Swallows & Amazons", which is based on Arthur Ransome's summers in Keswick.
Despite the rainy weather, it didn't dampen Kelly's spirits who says her experience on set "was just something I'll always remember".
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A Border Television TV Guide from 1961 is to be auctioned in Carlisle today.
The small piece of Border TV history was found in a house clearance where it had been hidden in a box for more than 50 years.
The September 1st edition transports us back to a time a few years before colour TV would have been in many homes.
It features programmes including Wrestling with Big Daddy, Western TV series Cheyanne, The Avengers and of course Coronation Street.
Experts say they have no idea how much the guide, which will be auctioned at H&H Auction Room, will be sold for.
This is a fantastic step back in time, and a great reminder of the of the TV programmes, which were popular over 50 years ago, most of which are well remembered and some of which are still with us today.
This quite literally is a magazine, which is synonymous with the 1960s, and I know it will bring back some very fond reminders and happy memories for many people.
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