Watching my friends has spurred me on to be Cornet
Last updated at 11:58, Thursday, 26 July 2012
Watching his friends carry the flag on Common Riding day gave this year’s Cornet Andrew Elliot the inspiration he needed to put forward his name for election.
Andrew, 30, a farmer at Burnfoot in Ewes, is an accomplished horseman who grew up riding ponies on the hunting field but it took a different kind of courage to hand in his nomination in early May and ask the public to vote for him.
For the full story see this week's E&L Advertiser
First published at 21:35, Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Published by http://www.eladvertiser.co.uk