ORGANISERS of Peebles Highland Games are calling on the local community to help run this year’s event.

Volunteers are needed to help in a number of areas at this year’s Games.

Helpers are needed for the main gates, parking attendants, and set up and tidy up.

Volunteers who take on a two-hour shift at the Highland Games will be given free entry to the Games for the remainder of the day.

A spokesperson said: “If anyone is interested in helping out at this well established local event then please contact Chris Patterson by email at

“Peebles Highland Games will take place from 11am until 5pm on Saturday, September 2 in Hay Lodge Park and include Pipe Band, Highland Dancing and Heavy Events competitions.”

For more information visit: or find Peebles Highland Games Association on Facebook.