A former soldier travelling all round Britain on a mobility scooter is passing through our region this week, to raise money for charity.
All in all, he'll be covering 11,000 miles in stages. And he's not alone his two cats have joined him for the journey.
Lori Carnochan met him as he crossed the border.
Former soldier Mark Newton is travelling across the region today on a mobility scooter, as part of a mammoth 11,000 mile journey, raising money for charity.
Mark is being accompanied by his two cats Smudge and Missy who have their own special compartment, and seem to enjoy travelling at a leisurely 7 miles an hour.
A student from Galashiels decided to completely change her look by having her head shaved to raise money for wounded soldiers.
Her brother Craig is in the Army and is flying out to Afghanistan tonight - but he had time to help with a razor.
Amy Brown has had her hair shaved off to raise money for injured soldiers.
She said she has always wanted to do something 'mad' for the charity Help for Heroes.
A student in the Borders is getting her hair shaved off to raise money for injured soldiers.
Amy Brown says she always wanted to do something 'mad' for the charity Help for Heroes.
Her brother, Craig Brown, is a soldier and will watch as Amy's hair comes off.
Ten truckers who drive for Eddie Stobart, have released a Christmas single to raise money for charity.
They've recorded a special rendition of '12 days of Christmas', in aid of Help for Heroes.
The transport company have a close relationship with the armed forces, with over one in ten of their drivers coming from a military background.
Eddie Stobart Truckers: 12 Days of Christmas is available to download now from all major music retailers.