VIDEO: Shannon is crowned 70th Wynsome Mayde O’ Dunse

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Shannon Bates was crowned the 70th Wysome Mayde O’ Dunse at a colourful ceremony held in the grounds of Duns Castle.

Duns Pipe Band led the procession as Shannon, in her horse-drawn carriage, and her court were escorted to THE Castle by the Reiver Ross Foreman, Reiver’s Lass Lautren Burns and their attendants Darren Aitchison and Stacey Wilson.

70th anniversary crowning of the Wynsome Mayde O'Duns at the start of Reivers civic week

70th anniversary crowning of the Wynsome Mayde O'Duns at the start of Reivers civic week

Shannon was crowned by Mrs Nella Feeney in front of a large crowd which included almost 30 of the previous Wynsome Maydes.

Following the crowning Shannon, Ross, Lauren, Darren and Stacey paid homage at the War Memorial in Duns Public Park where wreaths were laid.

 

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