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    The Hawick Paper

    HAWICK COMMON-RIDING

    Lasses’ driver Keith in 25-year vow of silence

    Thursday, June 6th, 2019
    Keith Smyth with the Lasses in Towerdykeside. PICTURE: ILF IMAGING

    Keith Smyth says it is still a “privilege” to be the  Lasses’ driver for the ride-outs, after 25 years at the wheel.

    The 64-year-old first began the job back in 1994 when the Cornet was Robbie Pringle, after lending a hand at one of the Tueday ride-outs – and he has done it ever since.

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