A 29-year-old man who admitted a drug dealing offence has avoided a jail sentence at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Mark MacDonald, from Blyth Bridge, pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of cannabis between March 8, 2016, and January 19, 2017, at a house in Cademuir Drive, Peebles.

He also admitted possession of cocaine on January 19, 2017.

MacDonald was given a Community Pay Back order involving two years supervision and 200 hours unpaid work.