People living in the Scottish Borders are being asked to cheer on England in next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
It is part of a campaign to ensure a warm welcome to the visiting nations. Tickets for the games are now on sale.
Kathryn Samson reports:
More top news
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.
In our Political Editor's latest blog; the Holyrood recess will be used to look at options for the future with the UK outside the EU.