A man born with Spina Bifida who doctors said would never walk has become a British Powerlifting Champion and been selected to represent Scotland in the Commonwealth Championships this winter.
Stuart Jamieson from Dumfries is now trying to raise the £3,500 he needs to travel and says he is proof that disability does not have to be a barrier to success.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Over the next eight years the populations of all but nine local authorities in England will increase. Four of those are in Cumbria.
The Psychoactive Substances Act will come into effect tomorrow, and could see offenders jailed for up to seven years.