Jack snaps up £50 and award

SBSR SBBN-22-10-15'The winner of this year's Alastair Watson Memorial Award is Jack Nichol, Manse Street, Galashiels.'He picks up a �50 cash prize and keeps the award shield for a year.'The competition, aimed at recognising the work of young photographers, was launched in memory of photographer Alastair, who died two years ago. He worked for the Tweeddale Press Group, publishers of The Southern Reporter, for almost four decades.'Covering Borders common ridings and festivals was a major part of Alastair's work and National Union of Journalists colleagues felt this topic should be the subject of the award.'Jack's entry, "Fletcher Remembers", was taken at this year's Selkirk Common Riding and shows the procession passing the Fletcher statute on the way to the Casting of the Colours ceremony in the town's Market Place.
SBSR SBBN-22-10-15'The winner of this year's Alastair Watson Memorial Award is Jack Nichol, Manse Street, Galashiels.'He picks up a �50 cash prize and keeps the award shield for a year.'The competition, aimed at recognising the work of young photographers, was launched in memory of photographer Alastair, who died two years ago. He worked for the Tweeddale Press Group, publishers of The Southern Reporter, for almost four decades.'Covering Borders common ridings and festivals was a major part of Alastair's work and National Union of Journalists colleagues felt this topic should be the subject of the award.'Jack's entry, "Fletcher Remembers", was taken at this year's Selkirk Common Riding and shows the procession passing the Fletcher statute on the way to the Casting of the Colours ceremony in the town's Market Place.

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