Gear up for trophy race

AN annual cycling race in Northumberland will take place this Saturday.

The 63-mile Border Trophy (Sam Walton Memorial) organised by Barnesbury Cycling Club starts in Rothbury at just after 1pm.

Part of the course covers Cambo, Scots Gap, Hartburn, Mitford. Fairmoor, Pigdon and Netherwitton.

The race is run in memory of Sam Walton, a former successful member of the Barnesbury, who died in a motorcycling accident.

For more information about the route, visit