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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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Hill House hosted valuation day

THE Lomond & Argyll Decorative and Fine Art Society held an Antiques Valuation Day in the National Trust for Scotland's Hill House in Helensburgh on Saturday March 25.

There was a £10 charge for up to five items, with all proceeds going to Hill House.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 08 April 2017 10:41 )

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Descriptive panel at Fruin cairn

A DESCRIPTIVE panel has been erected by Helensburgh Heritage Trust beside the Battle of Glen Fruin cairn at the west end of the glen.

Sponsored by Luss Estates and prepared by Sarah Crome, the panel tells the story of the battle.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 March 2017 17:44 )

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Morar House restoration plan

HELENSBURGH and Lomond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging the restoration of Morar House — formerly Drumadoon — in Upper Colquhoun Street opposite Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 07 February 2017 12:03 )

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First 2019 Open Meeting

LocalHistory-wAt the first Open Meeting of 2019 at Helensburgh Civic Centre on Wednesday January 30 at 7.30pm Trust directors will tell the stories relating to several local images from bygone years.

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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