A NEW book for children about TV inventor John Logie Baird has been published in America.

‘Mister TV: The Story of John Logie Baird’, written by Julie Fulton and illustrated by Patrick Corrigan, is available from Amazon in hardback and paperback.

NEW information has come to light on John Logie Baird’s early research on television.

Professor Malcolm Baird, the inventor's son and honorary president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust, assisted in the preparation of a new article on the technical aspects of the invention.

UPDATES for the Helensburgh Heritage Trust bicentenary book '200 Years of Helensburgh' have been compiled by the book's editor, Trust treasurer Stewart Noble.

They can be found here — and can be printed to keep in the book. A few copies of the book are still available for sale.

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust is seeking a new chairman.

The chairman for the past four years, the Rev David Clark, retired from the post and as a Trustee at the end of March 2020.

THE former St Peter's Seminary in Cardross has been handed over to a new educational trust — sparking renewed hope of a positive future for the internationally-famous ruin.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Glasgow announced on July 24 that it had concluded the transfer of legal ownership of the derelict building and its surrounding estate to a newly-established charity, the Kilmahew Education Trust.

ONE of the sadder sights on Helensburgh seafront has been the magnificent mansion Cairndhu boarded up and starting to deterioriate.

But now a new use a new use has been found for this former home, wartime degaussing base, hotel and then care home.

THE IMAGE GALLERY on this Helensburgh Heritage Trust website has now reached a new milestone . . . its 2,000th image.

Website editor Donald Fullarton says that it has taken ten years, and it is now — like the main website — a huge resource of images of local people and places of years gone by.

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