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Dunfermline boss Jim Jefferies will return to his managerial roots as his side travel to the Scottish Borders on Thursday.
The 63-year-old's team face Gala Fairydean Rovers at Netherdale at 7pm.
Jefferies was Gala boss in the 1980s before taking over at Berwick Rangers. He then went onto manage Hearts, Bradford City and Kilmarnock.
The Ryder Cup trophy made an appearance in the Scottish Borders today.
The trophy, one of the most famous in sport, is visiting a number of golf clubs in Scotland ahead of the Ryder Cup competition at Gleneagles in September.
The trophy arrived this afternoon - coinciding with a week of coaching for the young players of the future. Tim Backshall reports
Common Ridings season is drawing to a close in the Scottish Borders - and today (July 11) it was Jedburgh's turn.
The event draws riders and crowds alike from across the Borders, and marks the historical battles between the Scottish and the English that took place hundreds of years ago.
Now, however, the event is more of a social affair as Jenny Longden reports.
Ryder Cup Trophy is in Hawick today.
Children who've been having golf lessons at the Hawick Gold Club got the chance to see it.
The club is the only one in the Borders to get a visit from the trophy.
The Ryder Cup competition will be played in Gleneagles, Perthshire in September.
This year's Jethart Callants Festival is underway.
The annual ride mimics the riding of the boundaries to fend off unwanted visitors, and has been held in the town since 1947.
Jack Fraser is the third person in his family to have the honour of being the Callant.
He will take the flag and exclaim 'Jethart's here', before leading the cavalcade through the town.
Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the event, which is part of the Borders Common Ridings season.
Do you have pictures of the Jethart Callants Festival? Are they better than ours?
Medication has been stolen during a robbery in Galashiels.
The incident happened between 12pm and 3pm on Wednesday, 9 July, at a property on Winston Road.
A 40 inch television was also stolen.
Officers are now investigating and ask anyone with information about the incident to get in touch on the non-emergency 101 number.
£250,000 of resurfacing works are to be carried out on the A68 in Jedburgh.
The work will be carried out on a 1.4km stretch of road between Bongate and Jedforest rugby ground.
The investment by Transport Scotland will see upgrades made to the road.
Work will being on Sunday, 13 July, with a convoy traffic management system in place between 8pm and 6am each night and from 8am and 5pm each day.
It's hoped the work will be finished by Monday 28 July.
– Ian Stewart, BEAR Scotland
“This section of the A68 is used by around 7,000 vehicles every day and now requires maintenance. These works have been planned to minimise disruption to local residents and businesses.
“Some disruption is expected and we encourage people travelling to check the Traffic Scotland website for the latest travel information. We would like to thank the local community in advance for their patience during these essential works.”
Crowds are beginning to line the street of Jedburgh for the annual Jethart Callants Festival.
The event is part of the Border's Common Riding season.
Are you there? We'd love to see your pictures!
The Ryder Cup will be at the Hawick Golf Club later today.
It's there as part of a coaching programme being run there this week for children.
The club will be the only one in the Borders to get a visit from the trophy.
Hundreds of horses and riders are expected to take part in Jedburgh's Jethart Callants Festival today.
The event, which is part of the Borders' common riding season, is steeped in history and tradition and mimics the riding of the boundaries to fend off unwanted English visitors.