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The return of the Vulcan
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The Vulcan in its canal resting place
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The restored full-scale reproduction of the Vulcan, the world's first iron-hulled boat, returned on 27th March 2014 to Summerlee Museum in Coatbridge   Built in Calderbank on the Monkland Canal, the horse-drawn Vulcan plied her trade on the Forth & Clyde Canal from 1819 to 1873 when she was scrapped..
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Have you seen the BIG Cairnhill Stump??
The very new carving on a stump of a tree can be seen from Sikeside Road in Airdrie - it is a work in progress sculpture but it looks very promising..
 

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The STG AGM is on the Saturday 29 March  in the Reigate Suite at Summerlee at 1.30 - read more ....


NEW  Coatbridge Burgh - c1885


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Three Aussie blokes working up on an outback mobile phone tower:Mongrel, Coot and Bluey As they start their descent, Coot slips, falls off the tower and is killed Instantly.  Click to read the rest of the story!!


Read the poem that lists the men from
Buchanan Street in Coatbridge
who went to war in 1914-1918 - can you identify any of the names??  Maybe your Grandfather? 
BUCHANAN STREET SOLDIER LADS
(Second List) By JAMES SCULLION

Betty Mc Neilly has already identified her Grandfather Robert Gribben who came home after the war racked with Mustard Gas effects.  He spent some time at Erskine Hospital.
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Re-enactment group The Gordon Highlanders 1914-1918 at Summerlee on the September weekend

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