About Us


EVERYONE HAS IT WITHIN THEMSELVES TO BE A HERO

Helensburgh Heroes was founded in 2008 by a small group of people who share a passion about improving local communities and a common belief that everyone is ‘special’ but that a catalyst is needed to make individuals aware of this.

Helensburgh, in common with some many towns and villages across Scotland, boasts a rich and diverse history of nurturing many successful, inspirational creative people blessed with pioneering spirits. In Helensburgh’s case this includes film directors, actors, musicians, authors, inventors, entrepreneurs, artists including the leading lights of the Glasgow Boys and Girls movement, architects and music producers, and of course the Father of Television – John Logie Baird.

Yet, also in common with so many towns and villages across Scotland, there is at present no real public focus, either nationally or locally, which celebrates the immense contribution made by these people who had or have connections with the town. And yet what incredible role models…

One such catalyst is the raising of awareness of others associated with the local community who have made a notable achievement as this might inspire others to emulate them while also enhancing their feelings of self-worth…