Happy New Year to all our readers

00:00 01 January 2013

The clock has struck midnight, which can mean only one thing – it’s 2013.

We hope you all have a happy and prosperous new year and if you’ve decided to make a New Year’s resolution, best of luck.

The past 12 months have brought plenty of highlights for the borough, including the Queen’s visit to Valentines Park in March and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer.

Here’s to another 12 months and a whole host of new memories.

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