News / Local In Pictures: Oldmeldrum Sports by Callum Main 16/06/2017, 2:46 pm Updated: 16/06/2017, 2:47 pm A member of the Blue Arrows display team clears burning straw. Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Highland dancing competitors pose with some of the spectators while they wait their turn to face the judges. Bon Accord Ladies Pipe Band are joined by 18-month-old Wendy Carle as she plays the drums. The under-fives race gets under way as parents and sports official Norman Fiddes, right, look on. Cornhill Gordon Arms Hotel tug o’ war team in action at the Oldmeldrum games Florence Simpson, Morag Murray, Rosanne Stevenson and Janice Milne of Deeside Ladies Pipe Band take cover. Former BBC newscaster Robert Dougall tests the weight of the heavy hammer with the help of heavy Charlie Allan, along with other heavies Ed Weighton, Colin Scott, Doug Edmonds and Murray Brown. Alan Sim of Fettercairn has a mighty effort at throwing the light hammer at Oldmeldrum Sports. Beechgrove Garden presenters Jim McColl and Carole Baxter paid a visit to the games in 1987. Dancing sisters Dorothy, left, and Ann McKay, have a bit of fun before taking to the stage. Linda Lusardi gets a lift from Peterhead heavyweight Francis Brebner after she opened the Games. Toby Lovebay, 11, practises watched by Grampian Games Association chairman Lewis Lobban Derek Reid from Insch flies though the air in his attempt at the long jump. A Victorian procession was held with Lonach Highlanders flanking coachman John Taylor, of Dyce, in 1977. A member of the Blue Arrows display team clears burning straw.