Pupils at Glendouglas Primary School pupils with local war veterans.
Pupils at Glendouglas Primary School pupils with local war veterans.

NOSTALGIA IN PICTURES: VE Day celebrations in 1995

Borderers put on a brolly good show on May 8, 1995, as rain failed to dampen spirits at events held across the region to commemorate the 50th anniversary of VE Day.

Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 1:28 pm

Last week, we were celebrating 75 years since the Second World War fighting stopped in Europe, so we’ve looked back to see how differently the 50th anniversary was marked...our old photographs show celebrations in the form of children’s games, tea parties and wreath-layings in Stow, as well as a parade of ex-servicemen in Hawick and a host of commemorations around the Edgerston, Glendouglas and Carter Bar area.

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