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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.

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.

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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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INTERNATIONAL funding has enabled real progress in a project to restore a castle on Loch Lomond’s most northerly island.

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.

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A BRIEF illustrated history of the Rosneath Peninsula was the topic at Helensburgh Heritage Trust’s final 2017-18 winter open meeting in Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre on Wednesday March 28.

The guest speaker was Richard Reeve, a Kilcreggan resident since 1984 when he arrived to work at Faslane. He retired in 2010.

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THE RESTORATION of a Rhu garden has led to it becoming a major summer visitor attraction in the West of Scotland.

HHT-Thornley-2-wGlenarn was built around 1850 and has belonged to only four families since then, but it is most noted for its extensive garden.

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