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MAJOR upgrading of the Battle of Glen Fruin memorial cairn was marked at a ceremony in the glen on Friday June 1 2018.

Improvements to the area around the cairn were welcomed by Sir Malcolm Colquhoun of Luss and Trust chairman the Rev David Clark.

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THE FUTURE looks bleak again for the former St Peter’s Seminary at Kilmahew, Cardross, as the charity seeking to restore it has folded.

Built as a college to train Catholic priests during the 1960s, the Seminary was only in use for 14 years and then was abandoned for decades.

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A NEW leaflet promoting the range of routes available to walkers in Arrochar and the surrounding area has been launched.

The leaflet, published by the Arrochar and Tarbet Community Development Trust, was funded by the Friends of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs’ Business in the Park scheme, and its design was supported by the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

Eric-Thompson-wTHE INSIDE story of Britain’s Faslane-based nuclear deterrent has been written by a former Commodore Clyde.

A new book by Helensburgh man Eric Thompson MBE, 'On Her Majesty's Nuclear Service', will be published by Casemate UK on February 28.

Mike-Thornley-wA HERITAGE walk was held at Glenarn, Rhu, on Sunday April 29.

Mike Thornley of Glenarn said: "The walk, hopefully, brought to life the history of the garden, Andrew MacGeorge the first owner, and the Gibson family who created the west coast garden on top of the earlier layout.

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THIS is the painting visitors to the latest Anderson Trust Local Collection exhibition in Helensburgh Library in West King Street will not see.

The theme of the exhibition, which is open until June, is ‘Sea Lochs and Rivers”, and it had been hoped to include this work by Rhu artist Dr Charles Blatherwick RSW (1836-95) — who featured in Eye on Millig in the autumn.

Academy-memorial-wPUPILS and staff at Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh are appealing for the help of the public to find the names of former teachers and pupils who lost their lives serving in the armed forces during the First World War.

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