TWELVE new benches can be found in Peebles thanks to the hard work of a local organisation.

Members of Peebles Callants Club have worked to provide six picnic benches and replace a further six benches in Hay Lodge Park and at Victoria Park.

A spokesperson for the Callants said: “Six new picnic tables and six replacement benches are now in place in Hay Lodge Park and [the] Victoria Park play area.

“Thanks to Campbell Johnstone and his team at Eshiels for laying the bases and to those Callants who gave their time and effort to complete these projects.

“The financial grants from the Scottish Borders Locality Bid Fund towards the costs enabled the project to proceed and help from SBC (Scottish Borders Council) in sourcing the tables and benches is greatly appreciated.”