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WATCH: Life of Borders man celebrated in new book

An author has published a book telling the tale of a man from the Scottish Borders who made big waves in South Africa in the 19th Century.

James Logan was one of the most important figures in building the British Empire, but his achievements have widely gone unrecognised.

Born in 1857 in the Scottish Borders village of Reston, he emigrated as a teenager, made his fortune in the diamond trade and played a key role in developing the game of cricket.

Now Dean Allen, the author of a book about his life called 'Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa', has visited Reston to share Logan's story.

Matty Sutton has this report.