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Anderson Trust exhibition opens

THE Anderson Trust (Local Collection) has launched its annual art exhibition upstairs in Helensburgh Library.

Last Updated ( Monday, 28 January 2019 18:19 )

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Work starts on Hill House 'box'

WORK got underway this week on the start of the ‘Box the Hill House’ project at the iconic Helensburgh mansion.

Ruth Currie, granddaughter of Walter Blackie for whom the house was built, placed a special spade in the ground at the Upper Colquhoun Street site.

Last Updated ( Monday, 28 January 2019 18:23 )

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WW1 exhibition now open

A NEW exhibition about World War One has opened at Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre following the centenary of the Armistice.

Many local artefacts and connections are on display in the cafe area of the Civic Centre in East Clyde Street.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 November 2018 17:18 )

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Artist looks at burgh's past

AN ART exhibition celebrating 100 Years of Helensburgh will be on display at Helensburgh Library November 6 to December 21.

Dorothy Whitaker, B.A. Fine Art, GSA, Dip. Ed., has prepared a colourful and lively exhibition of paintings which can be enjoyed by all age groups.

Last Updated ( Monday, 05 November 2018 15:43 )

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Airship ace's story told

AN EXHIBITION featuring Airships in World War One is on display in Helensburgh Library in West King Street until October 27.

Entitled 'Air Ace of Argyll', it tells the story of airship captain Major James Gardner Struthers, of Ardmaddy Estate near Oban, and opened today.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:28 )

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Anne Paterson Wallace (1923-2018)

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust and the Anderson (Local Collection) Trust record with regret the death of a descendant of the well-known Paterson family.

A Suffolk resident since her marriage in the 1950s, Anne Paterson Wallace, niece of the artist Viola Paterson, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 16 after a brave battle with ill health. She was predeceased by her husband Alan.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 26 September 2018 15:51 )

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French honour for nonagenarian

A VETERAN Royal Navy officer from Helensburgh has been awarded France’s highest order of merit for his service during the Second World War.

 

Harry Johnson, who is 95, was presented with the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur at the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:49 )

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February Open Meeting

Robert-Ryan-wAt the February Open Meeting at Helensburgh Civic Centre on Wednesday February 27 Robert Ryan will give a canoeist's perspective of Loch Lomond.

Winter Talks

Wednesday September 26 — Bruce Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club

Wednesday October 31 — AGM; then David Clark: How Helensburgh ended the Great War

Wednesday November 28 — Eric Thompson: Helensburgh and the Peace Movement

Wednesday January 30 — Trust members: brief talks on images of the past

Wednesday February 27 — Robert Ryan: Loch Lomond islands by canoe

Wednesday March 27 — Jon Reid: The Royal Northern Story


 Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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