This weekend is one of the also one of busiest of the year for Dumfries, with the annual agricultural show now underway.
Around 14,000 people are expected to visit the livestock, horses and trade stands.
This year will be bitter sweet for Show Secretary Esther Bickett, who is retiring after nearly a quarter a century in charge. Lori Carnochan reports.
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