This week's trip down Helensburgh's memory lane takes us back to the early days of 2008 and our coverage of events to welcome in the new year across Helensburgh and Lomond.

Here's how we reported the news on January 10, 2008...

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REVELLERS came together for New Year parties at venues across Helensburgh and Lomond to welcome 2008.

Party-goers let their hair down in Kilcreggan and even had time to stop for a photograph as they saw in the new year.

Elsewhere in the area a group of friends got the party started at the Imperial Hotel.

The Victoria Halls played host once again to Helensburgh’s traditional New Year ceilidh – and it was a particularly special occasion for one couple, as Duncan Hamilton proposed to Emma Blanchard under the mistletoe.