2016 Borders common ridings

There are only a few days left for budding photographers to give themselves a chance of winning the 2016 Alastair Watson Memorial Award and a £50 cash prize.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 22nd August 2016, 11:48 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:55 pm
Alastair Watson
Alastair Watson

The trophy, for a photograph by a primary school pupil, was launched in Alastair’s memory by colleagues of the Borders photographer, who died in 2013.

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Alastair, who was 60 and lived in Coldstream, worked for the Tweeddale Press Group - publishers of the Berwickshire News, Southern Reporter, Selkirk Weekend Advertiser and Hawick News - for almost four decades. Entries (one photograph per entrant), including caption, should be of a 2016 common riding or festival activity and emailed, in Jpeg format, to [email protected] no later than September 1. The entrant’s name, full address, contact telephone number and date of birth must also be submitted.