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August and October's Heroes Big Chair sessions will feature a legend of the British basketball scene and a fashion and lifestyle blogger who has become globally recognised for her impeccable style and beautifully captured posts.On Wednesday 29th of August, the Heroes Centre will see 6'10" Glasgow ...
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Robin LLoyd Jones - tales from the Big Chair at the Helensburgh Heroes Centre
Award winning writer and author Robin LLoyd-Jones will be joining Helensburgh Heroes on Thursday 12th July to discuss his life, career and his latest book 'Autumn Voices' as a participant in the Tales from the Big Chair series of events.Robin has lived in Scotland for most of his adult life, having ...
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John Muir 180 Birthday Celebrations Helensburgh
It's John Muir’s 180th birthday this year!John Muir was a Scottish-born naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate for the preservation of wild places. He’s considered to be the ‘founding father of the National Parks movement’ – his activism helped to preserve ...
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Today, Thursday 8th February 2018, marks the 90th anniversary of John Logie Baird’s historic triumph in the race to transmit television across the Atlantic – from London to Hartsdale, New York.The New York Times, dated 9th February, reported the first transatlantic television transmission under ...
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Vote100 – Eunice Guthrie Murray

Cardross born Suffragette became first woman to stand for a Scottish Parliamentary SeatOne hundred years ago today, Tuesday February 6, Parliament passed the Representation of The People Act which gave the franchise to property-owning women aged over 30 (8 Million). and all men the right to v ...
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Helensburgh Heroes is delighted to announce that its book 'Inspiring Lives: 1oo Remarkable People' is now available to purchase from the Heroes Centre in Helensburgh.The book which was supported by the Coop Community Fund,  is published as an A4 sized Hardback contains short biographies and picture ...
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Hucksters 50s Cafe Opens in Helensburgh

Hucksters, the cafe at the new Helensburgh Heroes Centre, is now officially open and completes the Charity's refurbishment plans.The 'Bubblegum Pink' 50s themed cafe - dedicated to actress Deborah Kerr - opened for business on Saturday 30th December.Named in honour of Deborah Kerr’s breakthrough A ...
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Helensburgh Heroes opens Centre in Helensburgh

Heroes Centre Opened in Helensburgh

Helensburgh Heroes is delighted to announce that it's long awaited Heroes Centre opened at 28 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, on Saturday 2nd December.The 'ribbon cutting' opening ceremony was performed by Miss Laura Conley, grand daughter of Jean Baird, John Logie Baird's sister, and Professor Michae ...
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Helensburgh Heroes Book to be supported by Co-op community fund
Helensburgh Heroes is delighted to announce that it has been selected as one of the three local projects for support by the Co-op Community Fund in the Helensburgh & Lomond Area.1%of the purchase price or cost of Co-op own branded goods and services purchased by Co-op Members is donated to local ...
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Helensburgh Heroes would like to congratulate Melanie Andrews and Gordon Reid on the award of the MBE in this year's New Year Honours List.Melanie, a founder Director and Trustee of the Charity, was recognised for services to baking and to the community in Helensburgh. Melanie opened her first tea ...
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