A party was held at Makerstoun House to mark the retirement of estate gamekeeper Brian King after 43 years’ service.
It was attended by family, friends, fellow gamekeepers , beaters, representatives of Makerstoun and the shooting community.
Presentations were made by Tina Potter, on behalf of the beaters, and James Fleming, of the Makerstoun farm tenants. Lord Biddulph handed over an engraved quaich, long-service certificate and cheque. Sybil King was presented with a bouquet of flowers. Mr King responded with a speech in which he thanked everybody present.