A SMALL ceremony was held in Galashiels last week to pay tribute to Robert Burns.
The Bard died on July 21, 1796 – 225 years ago.
And at the gathering last Wednesday, flowers were placed on the statue near the Burgh Chambers.
Pictured are members of Galashiels Burns Club.
Back row (l-r): David Sanderson (ex president) and Dave Darling.
Front row: Alastair Christie (ex pres) Russell Robertson (ex pres) Bruce Robertson (president) and Douglas Watt (ex pres).