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New panels on Sea Lochs Trail

THE Clyde Sea Lochs Trail from Dumbarton to Arrochar has been brought back to life, with new panels telling the story of the coastal communities.

The trail was first launched 15 years ago, but the information panels became faded or damaged, so local tourism group Love Loch Lomond decided to take action.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 31 March 2015 16:45 )

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Furniture appeal reaches target

TWO pieces of furniture designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh may stay in Helensburgh’s Hill House.

 

Funding has been secured by the National Trust for Scotland to purchase an armchair and standard lamp which have been in the living room for 110 years and are on loan to the National Trust for Scotland.

Last Updated ( Friday, 27 March 2015 10:17 )

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STV reported on St Peter's

THE PROJECT to renovate the former St Peter's Seminary at Cardross and the land round about was featured on the STV News recently. A report was included in the 6-6.30pm bulletin.

Helensburgh Heritage Trust honorary member Mike Davis, an expert on West of Scotland buildings, was interviewed during the afternoon about the building's importance to the locality.

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 March 2015 16:38 )

Options for Hermitage Park

THREE options for the £2m project to restore Hermitage Park in Helensburgh to its former glory have been revealed.

 Funded by a £2,087,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the work is led by Argyll and Bute Council, which has been working with the Friends of Hermitage Park to restore the park’s heritage, undertake repairs, reconfigure the recreational space, and increase visitor numbers.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 15 February 2015 18:21 )

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TV news feature on St Peter's

BBC London News at Ten braved tough conditions to film at Kilmahew/St Peter's, Cardross, and the result was seen on Friday January 16.

Their drone camera met an early watery death after being battered by a vicious gust of wind, but the overall footage looked strong.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 February 2015 17:54 )

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Plea to find Leiper paintings

AN APPEAL has been launched to find and borrow works by renowned Helensburgh architect and artist William Leiper for an exhibition to mark the centenary of his death.

The man behind the plan is Ewan Kennedy, owner of the Leiper Gallery in West George Street, Glasgow.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 15 January 2015 17:52 )

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Trust chairman on TV

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble featured on TV on Tuesday January 6.

Stewart, an expert on the railways of West Dunbartonshire about which he has written a book, was interviewed in August by Michael Portillo for one of his 'Great British Railway Journeys' television programmes.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 13 January 2015 16:24 )

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Winter Open Meetings 2015-16

A new series of six Winter Open Meetings will begin on Wednesday September 30 at Helensburgh Tennis Club at 7.30pm.

Further meetings will be held on the last Wednesdays of October, November, January 2016, February and March.

The speakers programme will be published as soon as it is available.