Cornet’s rapturous Hut welcome

CORNET Ross Nichol was greeted with a thunderous welcome as he entered The Hut for last night’s customary ceremony of ordering the Curds and Cream.

Thereafter, the night proceeded in true Common-Riding fashion with song and story, after which the riders remounted and returned to the town to an enthusiastic reception from crowds on Tower Knowe and High Street.

Full story and more photographs in Thursday’s paper.