Hannah McNulty was in Castle Douglas as the Queen's Baton Relay came to town on Thursday as part of celebrations ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. See the full report from our lunchtime bulletin below:
For two days ITV's Hannah McNulty has followed the Queen's Baton Relay around southern Scotland. She reported live from Hawick and Stranraer but in case you missed it, here's a look at how our region took part in the Baton's special journey to the Commonwealth Games 2014.
Amy Dunsmuir reports on the baton's journey through Dumfries and Galloway.
The Queen's Baton Relay was met by cheering crowds in Castle Douglas. 18 baton bearers carried the baton from Ernespie Road to King Street.
A couple who had eloped to Gretna Green for a 'secret' wedding ended up taking part in the Queen's Baton Relay.
Damone Barnes and Sally Eastmond, from Dorking in Surrey, told ITV Border what it was like to take part in a huge event on their wedding day no one was meant to know about.
Actress Ashley Jensen carried the baton in the couple's horse drawn carriage from The Old Blacksmiths Shop at Gretna Green.
They will be married at 4pm today, Thursday 19 June.
Ashley Jensen, star of Ugly Betty and Extras, carried the Queen's Baton from the Old Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna.
She told Hannah McNulty what it was like to take part in the build up to the Commonwealth Games 2014.
The baton started in Gretna at the Old Blacksmiths Shop. Scottish actress Ashley Jensen, who starred in Ugly Betty and Extras with Ricky Gervais, was one of the baton bearers.
Crowds and pipers were up early this morning and were out on the streets of Langholm to welcome the baton relay to Dumfries and Galloway.
The baton started at Langholm Monument and was carried by Common Riding Cornet 2014, Dale Irving supported by his right hand man Alasdair Cavers and left hand man, Andrew Elliot.
Langholm Pipe Band and Langholm Town Band lead the Cornet and The Queen's Baton down Langholm High Street.
For day six of the Queen's Baton Relay it will travel through Dumfries and Galloway.
The baton left Langholm this morning, before going through Gretna and Eastriggs, and it's not long before it will arrive in Dumfries.
This leg of the relay will finish in Stranraer for an evening celebration.
The Queen's Baton Relay will continue its journey through the region. Yesterday 100 baton bearers carried it from Duns to Hawick. Today, Thursday 19 June, it's Dumfries and Galloway's turn.
The baton will begin its journey in Langholm and travel all the way to Stranraer, including a ride in a horse and carriage with a bride and groom at Gretna.