IN PICTURES: Teries turn out to meet new Hawick Cornet

Dozens of youngsters braved the rain to greet this year’s Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton on Wednesday night.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 5:30 pm
Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton with youngsters ready for the walk around the town.

The 24-year-old joiner, his right and left-hand men Gareth Renwick and Ali George, and acting father Joe Crawford let the walk around the town followed by a sing-song at the town hall doors - all captured by our photographer Bill McBurnie.

The excitement mounts as the new cornet is due to emerge from his home in Rosebank Road.
Acting mother Tracy Crawford with Katy Moffat, Jennifer Nichol and cornet's lass Victoria Campbell.
Caitlin, Chelsea, Ferne, Zoe, Amy and Millie excited to see the new cornet.
Lyndsey Turnbull, Karen Henderson, Jean Linton and Nevin Toprak.
Cornet Connor Brunton walks around the town with youngsters.
Callum Arnott keeping the ladies dry, Rhian Oliver, Chelsea Fraser, Cheyenne Pender and Beth Jackson.
Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton's cousins came up from Langholm to support him, Debbie and Brady Wilson, Abbie, Connie and Karen Laidlaw.
Poppie Gibson, Mhari Amos and Madison Potts get their portrait of the cornet Connor Brunton at the town hall.
The men hand out money and portraits to the children waiting at the town hall.
The Drum and Fife Band leave the town hall to march to the cornet's house.
Fiona Cook, Emma Oliver, Suzanne Dalgleish and Nicola Scott wait patiently with children, Liliy, Lucy, Gracey and Brogan outside the cornet's home.
The band, led by halberdier Robert Payne, arrives at the cornet's home.
Acting father's nephew Jake Elliott, Jo Hogg, Catherine Hepburn, Eden Hepburn and Grace Wilson weren't letting the rain dampen their spirits
Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton emerges from his home with right and left-hand men Gareth Renwick and Ali George.
Hawick Saxhorn Band lead the parade along High Street.
The ladies, Victoria CAmpbell, Jennifer Nichol, Katy Moffat and acting mother Tracy Crawford.
Cornet Connor Brunton prepares to meet youngsters for the parade.
The walk around the town on picking night.
Cornet Connor Brunton meets delighted youngsters.
Hwick Saxhorn Band plays for the walk along the street.
Hwick Saxhorn Band plays for the walk along the street.
The big four sing on the steps of the town hall.