LOCAL people will have the chance in July to look at some fascinating finds made by members of the burgh-based North Clyde Archaeological Society in their quest for relics of days long gone by.
A DROP-IN Information Session to report progress on the NVA project to reclaim St Peter's Seminary and the surrounding landscape will be held in Cardross Parish Church Hall on Wednesday June 29 from 2-7pm.
An NVA spokesman said: "Please come along, ask us questions, and find out what happens next following the confirmation of £4.2 million in funding to take forward NVA's ambitious proposals."
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AN EXHIBITION celebrating the life and work of Helensburgh architect and artist William Leiper opened in Glasgow on Friday May 27 — the centenary of his death.
The Leiper Gallery at 117 West George Street is hosting the exhibition, entitled ‘Introduction to the Electric City’, until Sunday August 28 as a partner of the Festival of Architecture 2016.
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HELENSBURGH will commemorate the great World War One naval Battle of Jutland this weekend . . . a fortnight early.
The commemorations — a joint venture by the Royal British Legion Scotland and Argyll and Bute Council — begin on Saturday with a Parade leaving the pier car park at 1.30pm, followed by a Drumhead Service in Colquhoun Square.
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A FORMER Helensburgh schoolboy, now in his early 80s and living in Southampton, has appealed to Helensburgh Heritage Trust for help in his quest to find any other family members.
Patrick Alexander Baird wrote: "I have lost all contact with my family for 60 years plus. My parents passed away when I was young and I have no contact with any family members since I was a teenager.
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THE US National Parks Service Centennial Celebrations are being marked in Helensburgh and on Loch Lomondside.
As part of the celebrations, the Friends of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, the independent conservation and heritage charity for Scotland’s first National Park, are coordinating a series of events involving US National Parks 'Centennial Ambassador', Lee Stetson (pictured).
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BBC FACTUAL is currently producing a one-hour history programme for BBC 2 with the working title of ‘Britain’s Nuclear Weapons’ — and they are asking Helensburgh and district people for memories.
The focus is the critical years from 1957-62, in which the film tells the story of the forces that dictated Britain’s nuclear weapons policy and tries to uncover the true cost of maintaining the ‘special relationship’ with America.
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The first Open Meeting of the 2016-17 winter season will be on Wednesday September 28 at 7.30pm at Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, with other meetings in October, November, January, February and March.
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