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The Kelso Laddies' Association

Hon. President: Hon. Provost DEAN WEATHERSTON Chairman: Ex-Kelso Laddie SCOTT McKENZIE Vice-Chairman: Mr TOM WEATHERSTON Hon. Secretary and Treasurer: Mr R.T. ALLAN, M.B.E., A.C.I.B. Hon. Assistant Secretary and Treasurer: Mr JAMES THOM Minutes Secretary: Mrs GILLIAN HASTIE Bar Convener: Mr JIM HENDERSON Committee: Kelso Laddie Sean Hook, Ex-Kelso Laddies Craig Logan, Ian Whellans, Frase ... [more]


Tragic News

Kelso Community Council It is with great sadness that today we learn of the tragic and untimely passing of our 2016 Kelso Laddie, Ian Whellans. Our thoughts are with Ian, Alison, Zoe and all his family and friends at this time. Those rosie cheeks and beaming smile will be greatly missed around the town, but also across the wider Borders. Ride On Kelso Laddie.....Ride On ... [more]



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Kelso Laddie 2017 is Craig Logan

The Kelso Laddie 2017 is Craig Logan. 22 year old Craig is the son of Mark Logan and Valerie Neil, daughter of Alasteir Neil who was Kelso Laddie in 1964. He works as a joiner in his fatherís business. Craig is a competent horseman, having ridden out over the past four years. He will be supported by Ian Whellans and Fraser Hastie, and his four lady Bussers. This year they are: Broomlands Pupi ... [more]


Kelso Laddie to meet the Jethart Callant at Morebattle

The meeting at The Trysting Tree will take place on Sunday 18th June at 2.30pm. Master of Ceremonies is Simon Mountford and Speaker is Alec Nicol. ... [more]


Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 - Mary Weir

The 2017 recipient of the ex Kelso Laddies' Lifetime Achievement Award is Mary Weir, who for 35 years has been a PE teacher at Kelso High School and the mainstay of ladies' hockey in the area. Now retired, she will, however, continue her support for schools hockey as a Director of Hockey. ... [more]


Kelso Laddie 2016 is Ian Whellans

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Ross Henderson is Kelso Laddie 2014

The Kelso Laddie for 2014 is to be Ross Henderson, son of Jim who was Kelso Laddie in 1987 and nephew of Colin, Laddie in 1980. A butcher to trade, Ross has been a keen horseman for all of his life and also plays rugby and golf. He will be supported by Calum Thomson and Callum Vickers. The Lady Bussers are: Hannah Patterson, Erin Armstrong, Abbie Burgher and Sophie Graham. Come and S ... [more]


Kelso Laddie 2013 is Calum Thomson

Calum Thomson, a 20 year old joiner with Roxburghe Estates, was elected Kelso laddie for 2013, last night. Calum is the son of David, who was Kelso Laddie in 1984, and Vera. He has a younger sister, Emma. As Laddie he will be supported by Right hand Man Callum Vickers and Left Hand Man Phil Hume. The Lady Bussers are: Carly Thom and Fiona Lessenger from Broomlands Primary School and ... [more]


Callum Vickers is Kelso Laddie 2012

Callum Vickers, a 20 year old plumber, who works for Dean Wilson of Coldstream is Kelso Laddie 2012. Callum who lives in Inch Gardens, is the son of Paul and Wilma and has an older brother, Sean and sisters Michelle and Sarah. His right-hand man is Phil Hume and left-hand man is Murray Playfair. Lady Bussers are: Aimee Martin and Lauren Mackay from Edenside School and Betheny Millar and Lu ... [more]


Phil Hume is Kelso Laddie 2011

Phil Hume, 21, Works for Universal Fibre Optics in Coldstream and is the only son of Isla Hume. Phil is a keen rugby player and a regular in the Kelso 1st fifteen at stand off. He will be participating on horseback at Civic Week for the first time this year. He will be supported by Right Hand Man Murray Playfair and Left Hand Man Robert Hogarth. The Lady Bussers for 2011 are: Lara Patters ... [more]


Lifetime Achievement Award for Billy Paterson

The ex Kelso Laddies Lifetime Achievement Award for 2011 was presented by Eric Paxton, President of the Ex-Kelso Laddies Association to Billy Paterson. Billy was, for many years, the spongeman for Kelso Rugby Club and also for South of Scotland. Billy's magic sponge worked wonders, as do the window cleaner's chamois and squeegee still. Billy has always been a keen supporter of the Kelso ... [more]


Last update: 12/11/2018

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