A man who is walking 5000 miles through the UK to raise money for charity is in the borders this weekend.
Colm Farrell, who is known as 'the Hazard', has taken on the challenge to support the suicide prevention charity Console.
Colm, who comes from County Galway in Ireland, carries a tent for emergencies but relies on the goodwill of people he meets on his journey for accommodation.
He started his walk in the very north of Scotland in July and he has only needed to stay in his tent once.
He will reach Peebles this afternoon, but his whole journey is expected to take eleven months to complete.
Two friends are setting off to hike along Hadrian's Wall for a charity that is close to their hearts.
Both of their lives have been affected by epilepsy, and they are raising money to help others cope with the condition.
They are in for a tough trek as it is forecast to rain over the four day trip from Carlisle to Tyneside, but that hasn't put them off, as Fiona Marley-Paterson reports:
Two friends from Kendal are hoping to raise awareness of a rare form of epilepsy which killed a three-year-old girl.
The pair are beginning an 84 mile trek along Hadrian's Wall later this morning.
Clare Feeney-Johnson has epilepsy and a member of Alvin Finch's family died because of it.
School children in the Scottish borders have been showing their support today for a man who is walking five hundred miles to raise money for charity.
Alistair McIntyre from Galashiels is following in the footsteps of his grandfather who walked from Fife to Kent in the 1930s to try to find work.
Alistair is doing the journey to raise money for cancer research. He plans to walk the final mile with his granddaughter - who suffers from a rare form of the disease.
Watch the full report from Kathryn Samson below.
A 54-year-old Borders man is walking 500 miles to raise money for charity and follow in the footsteps of his grandfather.
Alistair McIntyre, from Galashiels, is walking from Fife to Kent- recreating the route his grandfather walked in search of work 80 years ago.
Jimmy McIntyre was a miner trying to find a job during the great depression.
A man from the Borders is planning to walk and cycle 500 miles from Scotland to Kent to raise money for charity.
Alistair McIntyre will set off in June to commemorate a journey first made by his grandfather 80 years ago.
He was a miner trying to find work during the great depression.
Watch the full report from Tim Backshall below.
Mr McIntyre has set up the 'In Jimmy's Footsteps' appeal, in his grandfather's memory, to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
His six-year-old granddaughter Belle was diagnosed with cancer in 2011.
The walk will take place from Fife to Deal, beginning in Lochore Mine where Jimmy once worked.
To find out more about the 'In Jimmy's Footsteps' appeal click here.
In 1933 Jimmy McIntyre walked 500 miles to find a work as a minor, in order to support his pregnant wife and young son.
Now 80 years on, his 54-year-old grandson Alistair McIntyre, from Galashiels, is planning on walking 500 miles to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Alistair's six-year-old granddaughter, Belle was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2011.
She has already been treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery and a stem cell transplant, and is currently undergoing treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton as part of a clinical trial.
A 54-year-old man from Galashiels is preparing to walk 500 miles for Cancer Research UK, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Jimmy, who completed the walk 80 years ago.
Alistair McIntyre, whose six-year-old granddaughter has cancer, has set up the 'In Jimmy's Footsteps' appeal to raise money for the cancer charity.
In 1933 Jimmy McIntyre left his pregnant wife and young son to make the 500 mile journey from Fife to Kent, to look for work mining work.