Wee Braw Lads and Lasses

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In July 1994, the streets of Galashiels took on a carnival atmosphere during the Braw Lads’ Gathering fancy dress parade.

There were clowns, belles of St Trinian’s, Frenchmen in berets and Vikings, to name but a few. Scooping the pre-school prize was St Paul’s Playgroup, who turned out as a host of mini principals.

It was a good weekend for Borders athletes at the Scottish Schools Championships at Grangemouth in July 1994.

Chris Pemberton of Selkirk shows off the medals that he won in the under-17s long and triple jump events, as well as the shoes that carried him to glory.