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TV inventor's son interviewed

AN INTERVIEW about TV inventor John Logie Baird given by his son, Malcolm Baird, can now be read online.

Professor Baird, who is president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust, was interviewed via email by Krishna Nadella, the son of his former research associate at Canada's McMaster University, Dr Rama Rao Nadella.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 August 2017 14:20 )

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Stencil workshop at Hill House

A STENCILLING Workshop will be held at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Helensburgh from 9.30-11.30am on Saturday August 26.

It will be conducted by Elizabeth Culshaw from The Lansdowne House of Stencils, who is an expert on Mackintosh stencils, and will cost £20.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 July 2017 10:13 )

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Morven wins acting award

HELENSBURGH-born actress Morven Christie won the best TV actor award at the Sunday Herald’s Culture Awards in association with Edinburgh Napier University – dubbed “Scotland’s Oscars”.

She received the award at a glittering awards ceremony at SWG3 in Glasgow on Thursday attended by over 200 people — and has also been chosen for a new Agatha Christie series.

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 July 2017 15:52 )

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More MAEE Memorial unveiling pictures

A JOINT VENTURE between Helensburgh Heritage Trust and the Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust resulted in a memorial to RAF Helensburgh and the Marine Aircraft Experiment Establshment men and women being unveiled at Kidston Park, overlooking the remaining Rhu Hangar and the Gareloch where seaplanes took off, on Saturday July 1.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 July 2017 13:36 )

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MAEE Memorial unveiled

A MEMORIAL was unveiled at Kidston Park on Saturday July 1 to commemorate RAF Helensburgh Airfield and the work carried out during the Second World War by the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 July 2017 11:55 )

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Join St Peter's network

DO YOU have an interest in St Peter's Seminary at Cardross?

Whether you are a landscape enthusiast, a young person with a passion for the arts, or a member of the local community, NVA Glasgow would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and opinions.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:49 )

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Waverley season has started

SAILINGS from Helensburgh aboard the world’s last sea-going paddle steamer began on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 June 2017 13:36 )

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First 2018 Open Meeting

Mike-Thornley-wThe first 2018 Open Meeting will be held at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday January 31. Mike Thornley will talk about the Glenarn garden at Rhu. Anyone interested most welcome.

Winter Talks 2017-18

  • Wednesday September 27 2017 — AGM; then Professor John Hume: History of local churches
  • Wednesday October 25 — Cleland Sneddon: Childhood holidays in Rosneath
  • Wednesday November 29 — David Bruce: Greatrex, Forger and Photographer

  • Wednesday January 31 2018 — Mike Thornley: The Glenarn Garden
  • Wednesday February 28 — Bruce and Nicola Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club
  • Wednesday March 28 — Richard Reeve: A Brief History of the Rosneath Peninsula

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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