They're heralded as the start of spring and despite the wet weather snowdrops are appearing across our landscape.
People are being urged to get out and enjoy the small white flower at Scotland's snowdrop festival.
Five gardens throughout Dumfries and Galloway are taking part
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More than 120 young athletes are taking part in this year's Borders Sport and Leisure Sports Academy.
A 20-year-old woman from Lancaster is in a serious but stable condition at the Cumberland Infirmary Hospital.
Over 23,000 people have been enjoying the sun at Cumbria's biggest music festival, Kendal Calling.