Brash makes history at Tweeddale Awards

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Olympic gold medallist Scott Brash took the top honours at Friday night’s Tweeddale Sports Council Awards ceremony.

Sports stars past, present and future gathered at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles for the annual event which saw the Borders’ top show jumper become the first to take the Sports Personality of the Year Award twice.

He was also honoured by Scottish Borders Council and Borders Sport and Leisure at the event.

Other Award winners on the night were: SALSC Service to Local Sport - Sheila Horsburgh; Junior Sports Personality of the Year – Lucy Grant; Coach of the Year – Lily Stenhouse; Junior Coach of the Year – Calum Murray; Team of the Year – Peebles Curling Club Senior Ladies Rink (Maggie Barry, Jean Hammond, Valerie Mahon, Barbara Watt).

See Thursday’s Southern Reporter for full report.