Galloway’s Queen Elect is sashed in sunshine

The 2015 Queen of Galloway was officially sashed by the outgoing queen in a traditional ceremony last weekend.

Britney Hill-Sherwin takes the crown from Leilani Bartlett after the ceremony at Creebridge House Hotel on Sunday, the annual event which marks the beginning of the Newton Stewart and surround area’s Galloway Pageant fun.

Coming up this weekend will be the parade of decorated floats, leaving Newton Stewart cattle market at 12.30pm on Saturday followed by an afternoon of fun in Minnigaff Park.