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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 Opens in Helensburgh

Helensburgh Heroes is delighted to announce that it's long awaited Heroes Centre has 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 Mi ...
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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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A True Champion

Helensburgh Heroes would like to formally congratulate our project Ambassador Gordon Reid on his magnificent sporting achievements at this year's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.Gordon returns from the Games as a gold and silver medallist in the Men's Wheelchair Tennis competition. He won Gold in the Men' ...
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Gordon Reid – History Maker

This Weekend saw Heroes Centre Ambassador Gordon Reid make tennis History.On Sunday 10th July 2016, Gordon became the first man to win the inaugural Wimbledon Men’s Wheelchair Singles Title when he beat Sweden’s Stefan Olson 6-1 6-4 to clinch his second singles Grand Slam.Prior to the event, Gor ...
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Brendan O'Hara MP visits Helensburgh Heroes Centre site

Brendan O’Hara MP visits Heroes Centre Site

Helensburgh Heroes was delighted to host a visit by Mr Brendan O'Hara, MP for Argyll & Bute, to the George Street site of the planned Heroes Centre on Friday 18th December 2015.During the one hour visit Mr O'Hara discussed with Phil Worms, Trustee, the overall aims of the project, it's current s ...
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