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  • Updated: 8 Jan 2009

    Have you ever wanted to be a pop star or dreamt of seeing yourself on MTV? Well you may now be able to get that chance!

    David Bowie’s iconic 70’s song ‘Heroes’ is due to get a 21st Century makeover on the 24th January and Helensburgh Heroes want as many local people to get involved as possible. Singers of all ages and ability are invited to join some of Helensburgh’s professional musicians in the Victoria Halls on Saturday 24th January at 10.00am. The morning will be spent rehearsing the song with a view to recording the track in the afternoon.

  • Updated: 17 Dec 2008

    On Monday 8th December 2008, Helensburgh Heroes was officially granted Charitable status by the Office of the Scottish Charity Registrar (OSCR). The Charity number for Helensburgh Heroes is SC040114. A copy of the company's charitable objects can be found here: Helensburgh Heroes' charitable objects
    The company's listing in the register of Scottish Charities can be found here: OSCR Charity Index Details

  • Updated: 28 Nov 2008

    Graham+Sibbald (Argyll & Bute's selling agent) confirmed that they had received an offer for the East Clyde Street Centre from Helensburgh Heroes Ltd. at 10.00 a.m this morning. The closing date for offers was midday today and a decision regarding the successful bid/offer is expected to be made in the next few weeks.

  • Updated: 21 Nov 2008

    If you are attending this Sunday's 'Christmas Lights' event in Helensburgh, please ensure that you pop by and visit the Helensburgh Heroes stall - we can be found in the Marquee at the top end of Colquhoun Square.
    We will be displaying our proposals for the Clyde Street Centre, taking orders for sweatshirts and T-shirts, signing up budding recording stars for our 'Heroes' recording and generally answering any questions that you might have. We'd love to see you!

  • Updated: 20 Nov 2008

    If you are now wracking your brains in an attempt to remember the tune or the words to Heroes - here's one that the marvellous D.Bowie prepared earlier.

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  • 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.

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