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This site is a community resource for Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn set up by the BayBurnLife editor. It is intended to publicise activities in the villages of Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn, and to provide links to other local websites and to organisations that may not have their own. Comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the submit comment facility on the ‘About’ page. In particular the site aims to support activities of local community groups including the Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn Residents Association. It also includes a page on St John’s Church, Helen’s Bay.
Website established October 2011
Main Street, Crawfordsburn, in the early Twentieth Century
Helen’s Bay Railway Station, in the 1930s; the original painting by Norman Whitla may be seen at the North Down Museum, Bangor -
News: (updated at 26 July 2017)
Grey Point Fort is open, free of charge currently on Saturdays and Sundays and some Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, from noon to 4pm.. On 11 to 13 August, there will be a 204 (NI) Field Hospital Families Fun Day and Military Vehicles on display at Grey Point Fort. The Amateur Radio Society will be transmitting too.
Congratulations to all who participated in the annual Parent and child tournament, again splendidly organised by Rosie Masefield, at Helen’s Bay Tennis Club on Sunday 23 July. After a nail-
A 25 page illustrated colour booklet commemorating those in the St John’s Church who served in the Great War, can be got at St John’s Church which also features in the new Council World Wars Trail or from email@example.com.
Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn Residents Association’s secretary, Robin Masefield, is on 07966 589091 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The AGM was held on 10 May. The new Treasurer is Haydn Deane; subscriptions of just £5 per household are welcome to him or Robin.
The Council has published a World War Trail round the Borough. Copies are widely available, as is a community guide to Redburn Country Park.
See also local interest notices which are on the Community Notice-
This website also has a PDF version of ‘Twixt Bay and Burn’ a history of Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn published in late 2011 by the Bayburn Historical Society.
Michael and Dylan McCartney