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Get set for Lanark’s New Year Dinner

You can book your place at this popular event in the local calendar. Photo courtesy of John Prior

Tickets are on sale for the annual Royal Burgh of Lanark New Year Dinner on Saturday 13 January at the Cartland Bridge Hotel.

The event, first held to celebrate the new millennium, is being organised by the Rotary Club of Lanark.

Ex-Lord Cornet Leonard Gray will give the toast to the Royal Burgh, with Frank Gunning delivering the toast to the Lassies and Valerie Barr giving the reply.

Guy Miller will be the man of humour for the evening, with Rotary president Maggie Clark acting as MC for the event.

The proceeds from the New Year Dinner this year will go towards the refurbishment of Lanark YMCA.

Tickets cost £37.50 and can be obtained by emailing, or by contacting any member of the Rotary Club of Lanark.