Borders’ bridies best

TWO local butchers have been commended for their bridies in an taste-test organised by the Scotch Pie Club.

A gold award as the top runner up went to AJ Learmonth of Jedburgh, while a bronze runner-up spot went to Sandersons of Coldstream.

The top bridie accolade went to Brownings the Bakers in Kilmarnock.

Eighty butchers and bakers from Scotland and the north of England submitted 400 entries in a variety of categories.