Club’s shop window contest

Local businesses are being invited to enter Hawick Callants Club’s annual Common-Riding shop window compe-
tition.

All shopkeepers and businesses in the Buccleuch Street, Sandbed, Howegate, Loan, Drumlanrig Square, High Street, Melgund Place, O’Connell Street, Bourtree Place, North Bridge Street, Commercial Road, Victoria Road and Albert Road areas are welcome to take part.

It is hoped the displays will run from tomorrow (Saturday) until after the Common-Riding. They will be judged by the winners of the high school’s S1 poetry competition during Common-Riding week.

A Callants Club spokesperson said: Last year’s competition was again a great success, with over 90 premises taking part, and helped brighten up the grey auld toon at this special time of the year.

“Please participate and help make our town as colourful as possible for the Common-Riding.”

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