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In pictures: Selkirk Common Riding

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

The whole community took to the streets as Selkirk was the latest Borders town to stage its common riding on Friday. All pictures by Dougie Johnston.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

The morning procession was fortunate to be graced by dry weather.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

Huge crowds poured out onto the streets as part of the celebrations.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

Selkirk Pipe Band played a prominent part in the common riding.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

Standard bearer Alasdair Craig was at the head of proceedings.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

The spectacular flag casting was a central part of Selkirk's big day.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

The town centre was packed on Friday for the festivities.

Selkirk Common Riding - Picture by Dougie Johnston

The Burgh Flag was returned to Provost Jim Henderson as the common riding drew towards a close.






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