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Sad death of Trust director

THE HERITAGE TRUST records with deep regret the sudden death of long-serving director, trustee and membership secretary Jenny Sanders.

Mrs Sanders, who was 85 and very well known in the town, collapsed and died while swimming on a family holiday to France.

Last Updated ( Friday, 11 August 2017 12:57 )

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TV inventor's son interviewed

AN INTERVIEW about TV inventor John Logie Baird given by his son, Malcolm Baird, can now be read online.

Professor Baird, who is president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust, was interviewed via email by Krishna Nadella, the son of his former research associate at Canada's McMaster University, Dr Rama Rao Nadella.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 August 2017 14:20 )

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Stencil workshop at Hill House

A STENCILLING Workshop will be held at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Helensburgh from 9.30-11.30am on Saturday August 26.

It will be conducted by Elizabeth Culshaw from The Lansdowne House of Stencils, who is an expert on Mackintosh stencils, and will cost £20.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 July 2017 10:13 )

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Morven wins acting award

HELENSBURGH-born actress Morven Christie won the best TV actor award at the Sunday Herald’s Culture Awards in association with Edinburgh Napier University – dubbed “Scotland’s Oscars”.

She received the award at a glittering awards ceremony at SWG3 in Glasgow on Thursday attended by over 200 people — and has also been chosen for a new Agatha Christie series.

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 July 2017 15:52 )

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More MAEE Memorial unveiling pictures

A JOINT VENTURE between Helensburgh Heritage Trust and the Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust resulted in a memorial to RAF Helensburgh and the Marine Aircraft Experiment Establshment men and women being unveiled at Kidston Park, overlooking the remaining Rhu Hangar and the Gareloch where seaplanes took off, on Saturday July 1.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 July 2017 13:36 )

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MAEE Memorial unveiled

A MEMORIAL was unveiled at Kidston Park on Saturday July 1 to commemorate RAF Helensburgh Airfield and the work carried out during the Second World War by the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 July 2017 11:55 )

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Join St Peter's network

DO YOU have an interest in St Peter's Seminary at Cardross?

Whether you are a landscape enthusiast, a young person with a passion for the arts, or a member of the local community, NVA Glasgow would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and opinions.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:49 )

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2018-19 Open Meetings

comet4A new programme of Winter Open Meetings for 2018-19 will begin at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday September 26. Details will be published when available.