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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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Waverley season has started

SAILINGS from Helensburgh aboard the world’s last sea-going paddle steamer began on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 June 2017 13:36 )

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St Peter's funding now in place

WITH major funding now in place, construction works will begin at St Peter's at Cardross later this year.

Instead of attempting to turn back time and restore the building to its former glory, the NVA approach will accept the loss and ruination that has happened over the last 30 years as an important part of its story.

Last Updated ( Friday, 19 May 2017 13:03 )

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Author spoke at festival

HELENSBURGH author Polly Clark took part in the West Dunbartonshire Libraries Booked! Festival of Words this month.

Polly, whose debut novel 'Larchfield' was inspired by W.H.Auden’s time spent teaching at Larchfield, talked about the book on Wednesday May 10 at Alexandria Library.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 16 May 2017 17:25 )

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Where did Sister Annie go?

MYSTERY surrounds the fate of a brave and long-serving World War One nurse from Helensburgh.

Now the BBC want to find out more about Sister Annie McDonald Wright as part of a tribute to a young officer from Nottingham whom she nursed as he died from injuries sustained in battle.

Last Updated ( Monday, 01 May 2017 14:39 )

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2018-19 Open Meetings

WW1 Centenary logoIn the second Winter Open Meeting at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday October 31 David Clark will talk about Helensburgh at the time of the World War One Armistice.

Winter Talks

Wednesday September 26 — Bruce Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club

Wednesday October 31 — AGM; then David Clark: How Helensburgh ended the Great War

Wednesday November 28 — Eric Thompson: Helensburgh and the Peace Movement

Wednesday January 30 — Trust members: brief talks on images of the past

Wednesday February 27 — Robert Ryan: Loch Lomond islands by canoe

Wednesday March 27 — Jon Reid: The Royal Northern Story


 Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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