Commonwealth Baton heading for Hawick

The Commonwealth Games Baton Relay will travel through the Borders on Wednesday, June 18, finishing in Hawick.

The baton’s journey will cover Duns, Greenlaw, Earlston, Melrose, Tweedbank, Selkirk, Kelso, Jedburgh, then Hawick.

Councillor Vicky Davidson, executive member for culture, sport, youth and communities, said: “We want to inspire young people by celebrating sport and working in schools around the cultural programme, culminating in Hawick in the evening.”