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:
More top news
Breaking Into News is an initiative run by the Media Trust in partnership with ITV News and ITN to find broadcast journalists of the future.
Emma brings you Sunday's forecast for the Border region
We spoke to the various political party candidates, all vying for the west Cumbrian seat.