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In pictures: baton relay day 8 - East Ayrshire

Marking its eight day, the Queen's Baton made its way through East Ayrshire today.

Paige McMahon (centre) carrying the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dalmellington
Paige McMahon (centre) carrying the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dalmellington

It passed through towns and villages in the area, including Auchinleck and Galston and paid a visit to the children's ward at Crosshouse Hospital.


Paul Cohen carries the baton in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire


Rhona O'Neill and John Speirs hand over baton in New Cumnock, East Ayrshire


Georgette Fulton with baton at New Cumnock outdoor swimming pool



Hannah Bartl carried baton in Cumnock, East Ayrshire



Baton bearers Jessie Owens and Derek King at Cumnock Gala Day, East Ayrshire



Crowds welcome baton to Cumnock, East Ayrshire



Laura Robertson carries baton in Mauchline, East Ayrshire



Baton relay security team greet kids in Mauchline, East Ayrshire



Ann McInnes with baton at Burns Memorial Tower, Mauchline, East Ayrshire



Peter Baird carries baton in Galston, East Ayrshire



Robert Chatham carries the baton through Galston, East Ayrshire



Fiona Parker and Alex McPhee hand over baton in Stewarton, East Ayrshire



Baton is held by Jennifer Pryce, Corsehill Queen, at the Bonnet Guild Gala Day in Lainshaw Primary School, Stewarton



Baton bearers John McCulloch and Maureen Hewitt in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire



Crowds greeted the baton in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire



Graeme Kane with the baton at Crosshouse Community Gala



Commonwealth games mascot Clyde brought the baton to the children's ward at Crosshouse Hospital, East Ayrshire



Hugh Rankin carried the baton at Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Kilmarnock



Scottish weightlifter Peter Kirkbride at end of East Ayrshire baton relay in Kilmarnock

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