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WATCH: Young shepherdess supporting Lake District World Heritage bid

A young shepherdess from Croglin near Carlisle has been nominated as an ambassador for the Lake District's bid for World Heritage status.

Twenty-four-year old Hannah Jackson is already one of 12 national ambassadors for the sheep association, because of her passion for encouraging young people into farming.

Fiona Marley Paterson went to meet her.

Farmers encourage shoppers to "Love Scotch Lamb"

Farmers from the South of Scotland are encouraging shoppers to buy Scotch Lamb this weekend.

Sheep Farmers are heading to supermarkets and town centres across Scotland to encourage the public to sample top quality lamb.

On Saturday, farmers were outside stores in Dumfries, and today (Sunday) Farmers will target shoppers in Galashiels.

Border restaurants The Caddy Mann, Burts Townhouse and the Auld Cross Keys are taking part in the campaign by including lamb dishes on the menu.

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