May I, Molly Roberts, commence the New Years column by extending Happy New Year greetings to all Cross Hands residents and express my sincere appreciation to all those who have supplied me with news snippets for our column inclusion throughout 2011.

Please continue to supply me with further news items of any particular episode which you would like followed up and I will endeavour to do my best to submit same in the hope of achieving an interesting and informative column of your concerns and achievements within our village during 2012, because this column is your window upon our village affairs.

Send your news to Molly Roberts, 19 Cae Glas, Cross Hands 01269 843340.