IN PICTURES: Borders filled with noise for sixth week to thank key workers

Borderers took to their doorsteps to applaud our key workers for a sixth consecutive week on Thursday evening.

Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 11:10 am
Hume family from Galashiels, Raymond, Andrew, Hudson the pooch, Ciara, Ross with the muscles and Sarah
Hume family from Galashiels, Raymond, Andrew, Hudson the pooch, Ciara, Ross with the muscles and Sarah

Just two days before they had fallen silent at 11am as part of a nationwide minute set aside to remember those NHS staff UK-wide who have died from Coronavirus, including Borders nurse Angie Cunningham,60, who died last month.

On Thursday, though, it was a case of the more noise the better, with children battering their pots and pans, and pipers playing on their doorsteps across the region, to support the now-weekly #clapforcarers initiative.

And that support has not gone unnoticed by local health care workers...read more here: https://bit.ly/35C42Gq

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Army Cadet piper Angus Campbell 12, from Galashiels, with Gordon Campbell and neighbours Iain and Ann McFadyen.
Fiddler Mike Anderson at St Boswells, with Ruby, Mimi and Pooee Pitman.
Matthew and Victoria Ferguson with Janet McDougal and Archie the dog.
Matilda, Rob, Katie and Poppy Reid, make some noise for the NHS from outside their Jedburgh home.
Matthew and Victoria Ferguson, Janet McDougal, with neighbours Colin and Heather Miller in Galashiels.
Kirsty, David, Ainsley and Brody Turnbull applaud our key workers from their home in Galashiels.
Rita, Terri, Pippa and Gary Fawcett clap in Balmoral Avenue, Galashiels.
Kody and Tyler from Ancrum out supporting their mum Gayle working at the BGH with Dad, John Cuumings
Careworkers and housemates, Weronika and Kinga Wojau and Magdelana Gresczau from Galashiels.
Army Cadet piper Angus Campbell, 12, from Galashiels.
Joshua and Sean Chapman
Alan and Sharon Wood from Galashiels