THE new biography of Cardross-born author A.J.Cronin has been exclusively reviewed for this website by Helensburgh Heritage Trust president Malcolm Baird.
A BIOGRAPHY of Cardross-born author A.J.Cronin was published on Thursday June 2 2011.
The 384 page hardback 'A.J Cronin — The Man who Created Dr Finlay' is the work of Welsh author Alan Davies, and is published by Alma Books, price £20.
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A PAINTING by renowned Portincaple artist James Kay RSA RSW was offered for sale at £1,250 in May 2011, but did not find a buyer and was returned to its owner.
The watercolour, signed and measuring about 9 by 13 ins, is entitled 'Tending the Cows, Arran' and was included in an exhibition of paintings of subjects in the Arran area for sale at Ewan Mundy Fine Art, 211 West George Street, Glasgow.
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MEMBERS of Helensburgh Heritage Trust were among those who attended a talk in the Victoria Hall on Tuesday May 17 by the executive director of the Railway Heritage Trust.
Andy Savage, who is based at Euston Station in London, was undertaking a small tour of Scottish stations and agreed to meet with some members of Helensburgh and Gareloch Horticultural Society and Helensburgh Model Railway Club to give a presentation about the history and function of the Railway Heritage Trust.
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ONE of Helensburgh and district’s most commercially successful artists enjoyed the month of May 2011 painting in France — thanks to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh connection.
Mary Batchelor, who lives in Rhu, was one of the first two Scottish lady artists to be offered the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Residency at Collioure in the Pyrénées Orientales in southern France.
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NEW YEAR blues are dispelled every year by the return of the Turners at the National Gallery in Edinburgh . . . and of the Anderson Trust paintings in Helensburgh Library.
This fine local collection, bequeathed to the town in 1980 by Annie Templeton Anderson, now numbers 90 paintings – too many to be displayed together, so a different selection is made each time.
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A FURTHER dig is to take place at the archaeological site at High Morlaggan, near Arrochar, in April and May.
This second dig is thanks to a £30,000 grant jointly awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Islands LEADER Local Action Group.
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View this photo and over 1,400 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.
The first 2013-14 winter talk is on Wednesday September 25 at 7.30pm at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club, when Joe Brown will talk about the historic Ferry Inn at Rosneath. Non-members are most welcome.
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