Youngsters in the Scottish Borders pose for a photo with the Olympic mascots. They are being encouraged to get involved with as many Olympic sports as the big event draws nearer.
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Carlisle's annual giant puppet parade took place in the city centre this afternoon.
Hundreds of young muslims were in Keswick today as part of a bid to raise more than half a million pounds for UK charities.
One of the biggest events in the calendar for the Scottish rural community has been taking place at Drumlanrig Country Estate.