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THE STREET names in Helensburgh have origins which come from a diverse list of sources.

Sandy Kerr revealed some of the sources when he was the speaker at Helensburgh Heritage Trust’s second open meeting of the winter season in Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre on Wednesday October 30.

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust members had their heads in the clouds at the opening Winter Talk of the 2019-20 season on Wednesday September 25.

They were able to look down from the air on the archaeology of Scotland when Kirsty Millican, aerial survey projects manager of Historic Environment Scotland, spoke at a well-attended meeting in Lomond and Clyde Civic Centre in East Clyde Street.

CANOEING on Loch Lomond provided a fascinating talk and great pictures at Helensburgh Heritage Trust’s February Open Meeting on Wednesday evening.

The well attended meeting in Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre in East Clyde Street enjoyed a presentation given by Trust director Robert Ryan and his canoeing partner, Ritchie Forrester.

THE REAL peace keepers of the Cold War were the navymen of the Faslane-based nuclear deterrent submarines.

That is the belief of former Commodore Clyde Eric Thompson MBE who spoke to members of Helensburgh Heritage Trust in the Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre on Wednesday evening.

AN EXHIBITION of memorabilia and photographs from the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club has opened in the community area at Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre in East Clyde Street.

EARLY Clyde steamer dramas, a World War One officer who was married a week after he died, and the work of the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment at Rhu during World War Two all featured at Helensburgh Heritage Trust’s latest open meeting.


THE Mackintosh Club in Helensburgh town centre tells a significant historical story . . . but it also has a bright future.

In just two years Kilcreggan architect Bruce Jamieson and his wife Nicola have not only revived the first complete building designed and built in 1894 by the world-famous architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh, but also set it on a path to be a major tourist attraction.

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