DESPITE it being the first week of 2015 the Gazette reporters have not been short of a story of two.
We reveal that there was a mammoth 27 per cent increase in referrals to the Carluke-based Clydesdale Food Bank over the festive period while in Lanark a major survey concludes that the town must win back its status as a tourist resort.
Clydesdale had three recipients of MBE’s in the New Years Honours List and we speak to all three worthy winners.
There is also an interview with this year’s Lanark Lord Cornet Gordon Gray, a man with an impeccable Lanimer pedigree from both sides of his family.
There is also plenty of pics from Biggar’s annual Hogmanay Bonfire celebrations, the Het Pint in Lanark plus the final batch of school Christmas shows.