Win a spot in Strictly Come Prancing comp

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Parkinson’s UK has joined forces with The Southern to give two couples free entry into the charity’s Strictly Come Prancing competition in Kelso.

The event is a take-off of the popular BBC1 dance show, but featuring couples from the local community instead of celebrities. The pairs will battle it out in front of an audience to win the prestigious title of best dancers.

The grand finale where the winners crowned is at Springwood Hall, Border Union Agricultural Society, Kelso on Saturday, October 26.

To win one of two places for couples, answer the following tie-breaker in no more than 50 words: “I want to be the Southern Reporter’s Strictly Come Prancing dancers because ...’

Send your entries with full names, addresses and contact phone numbers to Emma Hall (email: by Thursday, September 5. Usual Southern rules apply.

To find out more and to buy tickets for the grand finale, visit or call Emma Hall, Scotland community fundraiser, on 0844 225 9857.