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22 May GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY DATES

We've now finalised the dates and times of the upcoming events for the Eaglesham Orry Geophysical Survey, which runs from June 5-9. The exhibitions will be held at Lodge Eaglesham 1265, 17 Polnoon Street, on the following days: Wed 7 June (9am-5pm) Thu 8 June (10am-4pm) Fri 9 June (10am-4pm)   Heritage...

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Book Launch Photo 2

16 Apr NEW BOOK BY SUSAN HUNTER

Eaglesham, The Farmlands and the Orry is a new book by Susan Hunter which brings together 18 Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists (ACFA) Occasional Papers recording fieldwork carried out over 20 years in the Parish of Eaglesham....

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Gilmour Street and Eglinton Arms, c 1900

26 Sep NEW SEASON’S MEETINGS

We’re now well under way with our new season of monthly talks at the Best Western Eglinton Arms Hotel. At September’s meeting, our president, Bill Niven, presented a fascinating talk about East Kilbride, Scotland’s first new town, from its inception to development. Interestingly, East Kilbride is only...

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Site of old mill, 1950s.

26 Sep ORRY SURVEY: AN UPDATE

Plans are going well for our proposed geophysical survey of the Orry, which will see us teaming up with Northlight Heritage. The survey will see us examine the area roughly bounded by Montgomery Street and the Eaglesham Burn, running up from the Glebe to the Wishing...

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27 Mar RUDOLF HESS ARTICLE IN SUNDAY MAIL

WHEN Dorothy Aitken jumped out of bed to tell her dad a German Messerschmitt had just flown past her window, he told her not to be daft and to go back to sleep. But not only had the 12-year-old schoolgirl correctly identified the enemy plane, she...

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