The evening was chaired in his own inimitable style by Allan Nicol, who had a busy weekend performing at the Lamlash Burns Supper the following evening.
And this year other villages got in on the act with Lochranza and Corrie and Blackwaterfoot all holding New Year’s Day dooks of their own, and, of course, they all followed the Lamlash Dook on Boxing Day covered by the Banner last week.
Two hotels on Arran are celebrating after winning two top awards at the inaugural Prestige Hotel Awards held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Glasgow.
Health and well-being is a huge market and it could potentially bring visitors from all over the world to experience treatments.
Leavers celebrate in style.