Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 March 2011 18:00 )
A DAMAGED glacial boulder from 10,000 years ago catches the eye of walkers on the popular Upland Walkway footpath near its junction with the Highlandman’s Road on the hillside above Helensburgh and Rhu.
But as more and more walkers use the footpath, concern is growing about the need to preserve the relic of the past.
Last Updated ( Sunday, 09 January 2011 14:46 )
HELENSBURGH has always been a popular destination for day trippers and holidaymakers, despite its variable weather.
The visitors have been vital to the burgh’s economy and this was just as true a century ago. A Helensburgh guide book from the early 1900s noted: “Tourist people are no fools; well they know good summer quarters as the troutling knows the pools.”
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 07 September 2010 08:10 )
A SEARCH has been launched for information about one of the stunning mansions in Rhu, Laggary House, and its occupants.
The B-listed building which towers over the Laggary Park development in what was originally its grounds is an Italianate house with towers, in honey-coloured sandstone, and now contains four flats.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 September 2010 14:01 )
A REPORT compiled for Helensburgh Town Council on the state of the streets in the town 1845 gives a fascinating insight to the early days.
Last Updated ( Saturday, 03 July 2010 17:37 )
View this photo and over 1,550 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.
The 2014-15 series of Winter Talks begins on Wednesday September 24 2014 at 7.30pm in the upstairs meeting room at Helensburgh Tennis Club with a talk by Peter McCaughey on setting up of the CHORD Open Air Museum in Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh.
Non-members are always welcome, and tea and coffee is served at the end of the meeting.