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In pictures: Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering

Thousands turn out for Galashiels Common Ridings Photo: ITV News Border

The Common Riding season continues and the sun shone as Galashiels held its annual Braw Lads Gathering.

As riders patrolled the boundaries of the town in a symbolic procession, crowds filled the streets to welcome them home.

Before the main event Gala's Riders cheered through the town on horseback in memory of a famous victory over the English, to thunderous applause.

The victory was back in 1337 but the festival as it is celebrated today only goes back as far as 1930.

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