AN AUDIO collage which brings new life to the ruins of St Peter's Seminary and Kilmahew Woods in Cardross had its first public airing at an event on Saturday March 23.
A TALK on the Vikings had an audience of over 50 enthusiastic volunteers enthralled in Arrochar on Saturday March 2.
Internationally renowned Viking expert and local resident Dr Colleen Batey from Glasgow University presented “The Vikings in Scotland: Myth and Reality."
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IN RECENT years the veil of secrecy over the work of RAF Helensburgh during World War Two has gradually been lifted.
Now much more is known about the hard work, scientific brilliance and, at times, sacrifices and heroism of the men and women who worked for the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment at Rhu, Helensburgh and Glen Fruin.
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EACH year Helensburgh Library succeeds in dispelling winter blues with another colourful exhibition of works from the Anderson Trust Local Collection — and the latest has just opened.
The entire collection now numbers over 90 works of local interest and each exhibition is designed to focus on a different theme, often determined by subject matter. This time the selection has been made by date, and concentrates on works created within the last 50 years.
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ARROCHAR'S Hidden Heritage project will be getting underway in just a few weeks.
Entitled ‘The Hidden Heritage of a Landscape: Vengeful Vikings and Reckless Rustlers’, the project is community-led and will use popular interest in Viking history to involve local people.
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AN expert on Scottish pottery has come up with a mystery with Helensburgh connections.
Heather R.Jack, president of the Scottish Pottery Society, contacted the Heritage Trust about her search for information about Annie Primrose MacNicol, who had several connections with the area.
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The next Open Meeting is on February 24 at Helensburgh Tennis Club at 7.30pm. After an Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss and, if agreed, resolve that the Trust become a SCIO, Sue Furness and Fiona Jackson will talk on 'Hidden Heritage of a Landscape — Vengeful Vikings and Reckless Rustlers'.