Next, a pigeon fancier from Dumfries is enjoying huge success racing birds - just two years after taking up the hobby.
Linda Hay has achieved the rare feat of winning two major races back-to-back, with father and son pigeons. Her reputation is growing, as well as her collection of birds. Jonny Blair has more.
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The population of the bird in the south of Scotland has fallen dramatically in the past decade, due to overgrazing and habitat loss.
Vigils have been held in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme.
Vigils will take place across the region tonight to remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.