Float on by!

LONG Live the Marches is the cry after local groups, organisations, businesses and children continued to ensure that the Marches of 2011 will be remembered for its fantastic array of decorated floats and bicycles.

We had eco themes, the Royal Wedding, several pirates, Oor Wullie, Woody and Buzz from Toy Story and even a flock of Shaun the Sheep.

This year’s event saw prolific Marches entrants, the Ex-Tinguishers absent from the proceedings but their annual rivals Linlithgow Gala Day Committee swept the board with their Toy Story float in both the top decorated and best overall entry.

Read the full story in this week’s Journal and Gazette.