It was a celebration tinged with sadness at the 2nd Stranraer Girls Brigade annual closing awards ceremony and display.

For it was to be the final meeting of the company, which also marked the retirement Mrs Jean Heron,  Captain of the company for the last 31 years.

She was congratulated for her hard work and dedication and presented with a gift from Rev Ian McIlroy in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Girls Brigade.

Pictured: Past and present officers, current members and Jean Heron, fourth right back row.