Olympic Torch arrives in Earlston

The torch arrives in Earlston Credit: ITV Border

The torch was brought into the town by Border's football coach and Youth Club leader Brian Christie, his family and friends had arranged a special welcome for his big moment.

His wife spoke to our reporter Helen Pearson about how proud she was:

Most people realised that today was a once in a lifetime opportunity:

Throughout Earlston hundreds lined the streets, here's footage of the day: