HELENSBURGH-BORN Morven Christie is back in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.
ONE of the works featuring in the current ‘Glasgow Girls: Artists and Designers 1920-1960’ exhibition in Kirkcudbright has been lent by Helensburgh’s Anderson Trust Collection.
It is a wood engraving entitled ‘The Emperor and the Nightingale’ by local artist, Elizabeth Odling (1924-2003).
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WEDNESDAY June 12 2014 was yet another milestone in the extraordinary journey through life of Sir Jackie Stewart, one of the greatest Grand Prix drivers of all time and a man with many Helensburgh connections, when he celebrated his 75th birthday.
A back number of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper provided this image from another of the great days of his life . . . his wedding to Helensburgh girl Helen McGregor.
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AN AUSTRALIAN airport engineer is searching for information about his Helensburgh and district forebears.
Ian Scott has been doing his research from his home in Melbourne, Victoria, since he retired in 1996, and has been interested in family history research for 25 years.
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THE loss on Wednesday May 28 of one of Helensburgh's best known women is being felt right across the West of Scotland.
Jean Petrie will be remembered by everyone who met her, and there were thousands, as a gentlewoman of great grace and dignity, and by her family as “a five star mum”.
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THE DVD produced by Helensburgh Heritage Trust about the Second World War memories of local people was much praised at its first three public showings attended by some 180 people . . . and it is now available to be purchased.
The 'All Our Stories' project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, involved Trust chairman Stewart Noble interviewing over a dozen people, with the filming and post-production work carried out by Robert Bell of West Highland Photography in James 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 by Peter McCaughey on setting up of the CHORD Open Air Museum in Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh.
Non-members are always welcome, and tea and coffee is served at the end of the meeting.