The MP for Penrith and the Border has been giving his recollections of Baroness Thatcher.
Conservative member Rory Stewart was among the congregation at the former Prime Minister's funeral in St Paul's Cathedral.
He described the service to Helen Ford.
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Warnings in place for heavy rain Saturday afternoon & evening. Brighter spells and showers follow into Sunday
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.