Country diary

Sunday, October 19: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club – Cessford-Harestanes (74). Bus from Harestanes at 9.30am. For further information, please call secretary Evelyn Horsburgh on 01750 76214.

Saturday, October 18: Eildon Ramblers and Tweedale Ramblers joint walk – Yarrow Kirk to Learmont Drysdale Memorial. Grade B+ , 7 miles over mixed terrain. Start at 10am at Yarrow Kirk (73) NT 358 278. Finish around 3pm. Bring lunch, hot drinks and warm clothing. Call Martin Davison on 01835 823833 (07858 386485) or