HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble is set for a TV appearance with political pundit and railway enthusiast Michael Portillo.
AN EXHIBITION of paintings by one of the Helensburgh and district’s most distinguished artists has just opened in a Glasgow gallery.
Cyril Gerber Fine Art say that this is the first James Kay RSA RSW exhibition to take place in the city, although his works are held by most of the major public collections in Scotland.
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THE ever-active Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group has just published an excellent World War One commemoration booklet.
It includes profiles of villagers known to have died in the ‘Great War’ and gives a glimpse of village life at the time.
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ARGYLL and Bute Council, working with the Friends of Hermitage Park, has secured a £2,087,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to regenerate Helensburgh's historic Hermitage Park after a successful stage one application.
An initial fund of £169,700 has been made available to cover the development phase of the project. This initial phase will end with the submission of an application for a full grant, which includes developing a series of detailed plans to take the regeneration of the park forward.
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A NEW novel partly set in Helensburgh and the surrounding area in World War Two was published recently.
'Rue End Street’, by Sue Reid Sexton, is also set in Greenock, Glasgow and Carbeth, and follows the journey of Lenny Gillespie, a young girl looking for her father.
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THE story of Helensburgh GP Dr Fordyce Messer has attracted the attention of London-based Anne Hunter and her sister Helen Murden who are researching their family history.
A well known figure with his fine flowing beard, Dr Messer has a double claim to fame.
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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.