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  • Updated: 23 Jun 2009

    We have created a store at CafePress to supply various goods branded with our Helensburgh Heroes logos.
    Clicking on the Shop menu above will take you to CafePress.
    Please let us know if you would like to see our logo on other goods.

  • Updated: 26 May 2009

    Helensburgh Heroes is delighted to announce that it will be launching its version of the iconic Bowie Hit ‘Heroes’ on August 1st 2009. The premier of both the single and the accompanying video will be held in the Victoria Hall, Helensburgh.

    The song which features over 80 talented local people of all ages is currently undergoing its final mix before being sent to press.

    A ‘launch party’ is planned for the 1st and full details will be released in the next couple of weeks.

  • Updated: 10 Mar 2009

    If you are into the world of 'twittering' please feel free to follow our activities on twitter.com. We have the rather un-original but rather comforting username of: helensburghhero - simply click here: http://twitter.com/helensburghhero

  • Updated: 26 Jan 2009
    Heroes Recording Session Victoria Halls

    “I was delighted to be able to join in with the singing in the Victoria Halls yesterday. What a wonderful experience”, “I can’t believe how professional everything was’, and “the most fun I have had in a choir” are some of the comments that organisers of this Saturday’s ‘Heroes’ recording session have received in the past few days.

    From ages 7 to 77, from Cardross round to the Peninsula, local people and musical groups turned out in force to lend their vocal talents to the Helensburgh Heroes recording of the classic Bowie track ‘Heroes’.

  • Updated: 20 Jan 2009

    Argyll & Bute Council have today released the following statement concerning the future of the Clyde Street Centre.

    FUTURE OF COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE TAKES A STEP FORWARD

    A secure future for the Community Education Centre (CEC) in Helensburgh took a step forward today (Tuesday 20th January) when Argyll and Bute Council's Helensburgh and Lomond Area Committee endorsed a decision that the business case for its refurbishment should be brought before the Area Committee and the Council Executive in March.

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Featured Project

  • Heroes Centre Web Site

    The Heroes Centre - A Centre of Digital Excellence in the spirtual birthplace of Television

    The Charity, Helensburgh Heroes, has secured a three storey Victorian Warehouse and goods yard within the centre of the Scottish West Coast town of Helensburgh.

    A team of professionals has been created, tasked with the challenge of converting this former railway building into a Digital Academy & Entertainment Centre.

News & Comments

  • I feel sure what you are thinking of would really do well as Helensburgh is a lovely place and many people come for the day also to visit the Hill House and then it would be lovely for them to just go a little further along and have somewhere else to visit.

    Dorothy