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.
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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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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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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View this photo and over 1,550 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.
The final talk of the winter series is on Wednesday March 26 at 7.30pm at Helensburgh Tennis Club. Ian Evans will talk about the postal history of Helensburgh.