A Civic Reception is being held tonight for Dumfries and Galloway's Special Olympics Team.
The squad brought back 32 medals - including 11 gold, 13 silver, and 8 bronze - from this summer's event in Sheffield.
More than 2,600 athletes, 800 coaches and 750 volunteers from 18 UK regions were involved.
Carlisle United were in EFL cup action at Brunton Park on Wednesday night.
The Cumbrians welcomed Fleetwood Town for the Northern Group A game.
The Blues failed to secure back to back wins at home, losing 2 - 1.
Carlisle United manager Keith Curle says his sights are set on securing a lucrative FA Cup tie against top flight opposition.
The Blues have been drawn away to League One Gillingham in the second round of the competition.
But Curle is eying up a third round spot which could see Carlisle face Premier League opponents.
Speaking to the club website after last night's second round draw, he said: "There's a game to be won and, in this case, a place in the third round with the clubs from the top tier to aim for.
"We have nothing to fear and if we show the same attention to detail which has made us very hard to beat recently, we'll give ourselves a real chance."
The second round ties will be played between 1 and 4 December.
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Carlisle hammer thrower Nick Miller has been named in Team England's Commonwealth Games squad.
The 24-year-old will head to Australia for the competition next year. He won silver at the Games in Glasgow in 2014 and is currently the British men's record holder.
Carlisle born Chris Harris is among ten uncapped players drafted in by Scotland coach Gregor Townsend for Rugby Union's Autumn internationals which begin next month.
The 26-year-old centre currently plays for the Newcastle Falcons and qualifies for Scotland through his Grandmother who is from Edinburgh.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw will miss the autumn Tests because of a fractured ankle following the team's Champions Cup win over Ospreys at the weekend.
He'll be unavailable for Scotland's home matches against Samoa, New Zealand and Australia next month, but is expected to make a full recovery before Scotland's Six Nations match against Wales in Cardiff in February.
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Queen of the South will travel to Shropshire to take on Welsh champions, The New Saints, in the Irn Bru cup quarter final next month.
TNS made it through to the quarter finals after beating Elgin City 4-0 on Saturday, after a penalty shout out over Livingston in the previous round.
The tie is scheduled to be played on the weekend of 11/12 November.
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