Record number at Biggar’s New Year bonfire

The Biggar Bonfire 2011 lit at 9.30pm on hogmanay by Biggar resident Helen Atkinson  -  Picture by Andrew Wilson
The Biggar Bonfire 2011 lit at 9.30pm on hogmanay by Biggar resident Helen Atkinson - Picture by Andrew Wilson

A RECORD number of people brought in the Bells in Biggar having watched the town’s Hogmanay Bonfire being lit.

The large crowd stretched all the way down to the Crown Hotel as the torchlit procession proceeded up the High Street.

The Biggar Bonfire 2011 lit at 9.30pm on hogmanay by Biggar resident Helen Atkinson  -  Picture by Andrew Wilson

The Biggar Bonfire 2011 lit at 9.30pm on hogmanay by Biggar resident Helen Atkinson - Picture by Andrew Wilson

The hugely popular ceremony saw local lady Helen Atkinson light the fire.

For more photographs, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.