A Dumfries wrestler is hoping for his first major title since taking up the sport three years ago.
Liam Watson is in training to fight National Heavyweight Champion James Scott in the Caledonian Cup contest later this month.
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The 12.5 hour walkout by 63 GMB members got under way at 6am this morning and will continue until 6.30pm this evening.
37-year-old Graeme Haddon pleaded guilty to the offence which happened in his home village of Lamancha near West Linton at the weekend.
Laura Price was dragged into an alleyway, close to Penrith Leisure Centre, where she had her head jumped on and kicked "like a football".