The Common Riding and Festival season is now in full swing, with most of the Borders towns having celebrated their special week.
Today, it was the Berwickshire town of Duns that celebrated their main day, during a festival which has only been running for 65 years, but is now very much a part of their heritage.
Duns Reiver Ross Foreman tells ITV Border about his spine-tingling moment during today's rideout in Duns, while the Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns explains why today was important for her.
The Duns Summer Festival, also known as Reivers Week, is taking place in Duns this week, with their main ride out taking place today (Saturday 12th July).
This year the cavalcade of nearly 200 horses is being led by Reiver Ross Foreman and Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns.
Duns Summer Festival begins today (Sunday 6th July) and runs until the 12th July. It commemorates the town's histories and traditions in a week of sports, concerts, ride outs and parades. The Festival has run since 1949. Hundreds of people are expected to take part over the next week.
As a result of an incident this afternoon, the Jim Clark Rally in the Scottish Borders has been cancelled with immediate effect.
Emergency services are at the scene and enquiries are being carried out.
The famous Jim Clark Rally is entering its second day.
It is the only closed road rally in the UK mainland, and includes the BRC Rally, National, Clubman, Historic, Reivers and Landrover rallies around the towns of Kelso and Duns.
The Rally Service Area at Springwood Park in Kelso is open to spectators today (Saturday 31st May).
At the end of the first day, Welsh driver Osian Pryce is leading the British Rally Championship section of the Jim Clark Rally after 8 stages.
Duns driver Garry Pearson in fourth position. Local driver Euan Thorburn's hopes of a Jim Clark Rally hat trick were dashed after suffering a puncture on Friday.
Police are investigating after an 88 year old woman was hit by a car in the Scottish Borders. Williamina Elizabeth Scott was walking across Market Square, Duns, at 11.40am on Friday (April 18) when she was struck by a blue Seat Ibiza car.She later died in hospital. Police are looking for witnesses.
Four members of a family have been taken to hospital suffering from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning after a chimney fire at their home in the Scottish Borders.
Firefighters were called to the property in Preston, Duns, at around 6pm last night (11th September).
They found a blockage in the chimney, which caused the fire and allowed carbon monoxide fumes to enter the house.
A man, women, and two children, were taken to the Borders General Hospital in Melrose, suffering from the possible side effects of gas poisoning.
Borders MP Michael Moore has been in Duns for the unveiling of a new million pound salmon production facility.
£1.2 million has been invested into the Farne Salmon facility, which has also gone towards creating 32 new jobs in the local area.
– Michael Moore, MP
“It was great to be able to open the new facility today and see firsthand the expertise and innovation of the team at Farne Salmon.
"It’s fantastic news for the local economy that 32 jobs have been created as a result of this investment which just goes to show how businesses like Farne Salmon are thriving.
"I want to congratulate everyone at the company for all their hard work in making this happen and wish them every success for the future.”
Farne Salmon employs over 600 people and is the largest private sector employer in the Scottish Borders.
– Craig Walker, Chief Executive of Labeyrie Fine Foods UK, the parent company of Farne
“This is a major investment for our business...
"Over the last thirty years Farne Salmon has grown from strength to strength and now employs over 600 people providing valuable income that goes back into the local community.
"Our success can be attributed to our people who are passionate about creating high quality, innovative fish products for all our customers.”