PREPARATIONS are underway for this years Sanquhar Riding of the Marches.

The annual event will take place in August this year.

The Cornet Elect for 2020 is 27-year-old Seamus Healy.

Hehas resided in Sanquhar for the last one and a half years with his partner

Jamie, who was Cornet in 2014. Seamus moved to Scotland 6 years ago where he went to university in Glasgow to become a primary teacher. Seamus now teaches at Noblehill Primary School in Dumfries.