Lauder Cornet Cameron McNeill speaks to our reporter Jenny Longden about his special day.
His duties include receiving the royal and ancient burgh flag and carrying it on horse back round the common land, leading more than 300 horses.
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A memorial service for the politician Sir Alex Fergusson is being held today in Kirkcudbright.
The family of a woman who died following a road traffic collision on the A66 have paid tribute to her life.