THE Lomond & Argyll Decorative and Fine Art Society is to hold an Antiques Valuation Day in the National Trust for Scotland's Hill House in Helensburgh on Saturday March 25 from 11am-4pm.
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.
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THE Anderson (Local Collection) Trust exhibition from January to June upstairs in Helensburgh Library on West King Street focuses on the built environment of Helensburgh and surrounding area.
This encompasses not only the well known architectural gems of the Victorian period, but also less significant buildings — reminders of a time when fishing and farming were the main occupations and travel was predominantly by ferry not by rail.
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AN APPRENTICE engineer with Helensburgh TV pioneer John Logie Baird died shortly before Christmas at the age of 104.
Andy Andrews was 14 years-old when he left school to work as an apprentice engineer with Baird, and a few days before his death he spoke to BBC News Oxford about his days with the inventor.
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HELENSBURGH Lawn Tennis Club was well represented at Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre yesterday afternoon as the Freedom of Argyll and Bute was conferred on world wheelchair tennis no.1 and Paralympic gold medalist Gordon Reid.
At a special meeting of Argyll and Bute Council in the Marriage Room at the Civic Centre in East Clyde Street — which Gordon officially opened earlier this year — the council leader, Dick Walsh, proposed the motion to make Gordon a Freeman, and this was seconded by Councillor Ellen Morton.He was then presented with a framed scroll, and a reception followed.
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The final Open Meeting of the season will be on Wednesday March 29 at 7.30pm at the Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Professor John Hume willl speak on the history of some West Dunbartonshire churches.
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