Sailing boats have been racing along the River Nith to the heart of Dumfries today, to highlight the important role the river once played for the town. Organisers hope that the Nithraid will show how the town was once a leading trade centre. Watch Jenny Longden's report:
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Rain overnight. Brighter but cooler Friday. Windy weekend