Ten curlers from Dumfries and Galloway are this morning bidding to break the world record for the longest game.
It currently stands at 57 hrs and 44 secs and was set by a Canadian team.
The record attempt at the Dumfries Ice Bowl will take the players until Sunday to complete.
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