A powerlifter from our region has been selected to represent Scotland at this winter's Commonwealth Championships.
Stuart Jamieson broke three national records on his way to winning the British title at the weekend.
An impressive achievement in itself, stunning when you consider that Stuart was never expected to see his third birthday and was told he would never walk after being born with multiple disabilities.
Ryan Dollard reports:
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