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Arts and Entertainment | 11th July 2024
 

Pureous Bunkumos

 
 
Tub Turnbull III leading the cavalcade out of the Square
 

Saturday dawned bright and beautiful for the Copshaw Common Riding, the sun making a very welcome appearance,
at least for the first part of the day.

Festivities began at precisely 7.31 at the White Gate for the Hound Trail, won by Millies Lad owned by George and Gladys McGimpsey and Gillian Telford, a very popular local victory.

For most villagers though, things really began to get underway at the Fountain at 9.01 where Crier Gary Cuthbert and Tub Turnbull III made a sterling job of presenting cheques totalling £1500 to the Newcastleton School Partnership, the local Golf Club, the village’s hard-working Gardeners’ Group and to Cammy Jeffrey for the sponsored walk he carried out in memory of much-missed ex-Tub Philip Hedley who died last year from prostate cancer.

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