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.
HELENSBURGH'S most famous son will be honoured with a commemorative plaque . . . thanks to the Heritage Trust.
John Logie Baird — the engineer and inventor who gave the world’s first demonstration of a working television in 1926 — is one of 12 historic figures to be celebrated in the first year of Scotland’s Commemorative Plaque Scheme.
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A FASCINATING new booklet has just been published which is a collaboration between two Helensburgh organisations.
It is entitled ‘Images’ and contains writing by members of Helensburgh and District Writers Workshop.
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HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble was interviewed on Monday October 7 2013 for the BBC Scotland radio programme 'Out of Doors', which was broadcast on Saturday October 19.
Stewart was at the Tourist Information Centre at the foot of Sinclair Street to meet broadcaster Mark Stephen and take him on a town centre walk to point out some of the burgh's historical and other features.
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HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust is claiming victory in a campaign to ensure that a World War One hero from Cardross was not left out of official commemorations.
The government is to create memorial paving stones to honour Victoria Cross winners as part of next year’s events to mark the centenary of the conflict.
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LOCH LOMOND and the Maid of the Loch steamer featured on a BBC1 Scotland TV programme on Monday September 30.
It was the second weekly episode of a five-week series entitled 'Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands', produced by Paul Murton of Glasgow's Timeline Films.
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The first 2014 winter talk is on Wednesday January 29 at 7.30pm at Helensburgh Tennis Club. John Birch will talk about the Training Ships Cumberland and Empress. Non-members welcome.
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