Country diary

Saturday, June 27: Scottish Wildlife Trust, Borders Group presents “Flowers, Butterflies & Moths at Thornielee” led by Malcolm Lindsay. Meeting Place: Thornielee Forest Car Park, NT402366, just off the A72, from 2-4pm.

Saturday, June 27: Yetholm Ramblers walk – Newton Tors from Hethpool – route 10 miles. Meet at 9am at Wauchope Hall for car sharing, or at 9.30am at Hethpool carpark.

Saturday, June 27: Eildon Ramblers linear Walk – Newmill to Hawick via Whitecasle Hill and Highchester. Meet at 10.00 Haugh car park, Hawick (NT500146) for X95 bus at 10.11 from Buccleuch Street. Walk time: five hours.Contact walk leader Ian Louden on 01450 363828 or iloudon@btinternet.com

Sunday, June 28: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club – Cheviot from Langleeford (75) 948220. Meet at council car park, Newtown St Boswells, at 8.30am. For further information, please contact secretary Evelyn Horsburgh on 01750 76214.