THE international society of one of Scotland’s ancient clans has announced details of its inaugural Gathering at Luss this summer.
A SUPERB 30-minute BBC film of the West Highland Railway made in 1960 can be seen on youtube: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHhL3xBXJFg
Heritage Trust hon president Professor Malcolm Baird commented after watching the film: "Thanks to The Times online archive, I have discovered that the West Highland railway film was shown on BBC on Sunday July 17 1960 at 4.20 pm.
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THE Arrochar-based Hidden Heritage project is told a free Hidden Heritage Conference on Saturday May 10.
The main focus of the project is the Vikings and how they used the isthmus between Arrochar and Tarbet, and their influence on the area.
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THE LAUNCH of this year’s Anderson Trust exhibition in Helensburgh Library in West King Street took place on February 1 to the acclaim of many local residents, past and present.
It features writings by local writers which are displayed side by side with the paintings from the Collection that inspired them. To accompany this exhibition, the Anderson Trust has produced a book, entitled 'Images', which is on sale price £6 at the Scandinavian Shop and in Helensburgh Library.
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A FASCINATING booklet which is a collaboration between two Helensburgh organisations is the inspiration of the 2014 Anderson Trust Exhibition.
The booklet is entitled ‘Images’ and contains writing by members of Helensburgh and District Writers Workshop. The Exhibition opened in Helensburgh Library in West King Street on Monday February 3.
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A FORMER Helensburgh woman who now lives in Shetland is trying to find out more about her family history through this photograph.
Cathy Shearer thinks that her mother told her that the photo was taken at Cardross School in the late 1890s.
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A FORMER Helensburgh librarian who took early retirement from Argyll and Bute Council nearly three years ago has used his extra time to write a new book about Scottish castles.
Mike Davis, who is one of the two honorary members of Helensburgh Heritage Trust, was a popular figure in – and is much missed from — his role as reference and lifelong learning librarian at the town library in West King Street.
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View this photo and over 1,550 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.
The 2014-15 series of Winter Talks begins on Wednesday September 24 2014 at 7.30pm in the upstairs meeting room at Helensburgh Tennis Club with a talk on the heritage aspects of the CHORD project in Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh.
Non-members are always welcome, and tea and coffee is served at the end of the meeting.