JOIN us as we take a trip down memory lane to reminisce about what was happening in Clydebank fifteen years ago.

We have delved into the Post’s archives to pick out some stories from over a decade ago.

Here are some photographs from our edition published on Wednesday, September 3, 2008.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

1. Big-hearted pensioner in birthday fundraiser

Clydebank Post: Rosemary Sweeney was celebrating her 80th birthdayRosemary Sweeney was celebrating her 80th birthday (Image: Archives)

A kind-hearted pensioner raised money for a children’s hospice at her birthday party.

Family and friends put on the surprise bash for Rosemary Sweeney who was celebrating her 80th birthday.

Together they raised £525, which was donated to Robin House in Balloch.

2. It’s magic!

Clydebank Post: Freddie Whiz visited Skypoint in FaifleyFreddie Whiz visited Skypoint in Faifley (Image: Archives)

A magician pulled some top tricks out of his hat to entertain young Bankies.

Freddie Whiz went along to Skypoint in Faifley to show off his skills.

3. Kids show off their motoring skills

Clydebank Post: Youngsters had a blast racing around the track in FaifleyYoungsters had a blast racing around the track in Faifley (Image: Archives)

Lewis Hamilton was warned to watch out as Bankies kids took part in an indoor go-kart racing event.

It was held at the Skypoint Centre in Faifley and proved popular with youngsters.

Kids had a great time racing around the track and showing off their motoring skills.

4. Volunteers celebrate achievements

Clydebank Post: Volunteers completed more than 3,000 hours between themVolunteers completed more than 3,000 hours between them (Image: Archives)

A group of youth volunteers were celebrating their achievements.

Members of the Tullochan Trust’s Trust Club and Clydebank youth groups volunteered their help by taking part in community projects, helping out at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life events, and fundraising for the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland.

The youngsters had also successfully applied for a £4,500 grant to put 40 young people through a dance leadership award.

The volunteers had completed more than 3,000 hours between them.

5. Eco-car takes off

Clydebank Post: CHA residents were able to hire an eCar for a fiver a dayCHA residents were able to hire an eCar for a fiver a day (Image: Archives)

A clean, green, electric alternative to ‘gas-guzzling’ cars was launched in Clydebank.

Residents of Clydebank Housing Association were able to jump in the eCar to go for their shopping or a day trip as Bankies were doing their bit to reduce their carbon footprint.

The innovative scheme – which was the first of its kind in the country – had three cars available for CHA residents to hire for just £5 a day.

6. All smiles as carnival came to town

Clydebank Post: The event was in its fifth year The event was in its fifth year (Image: Archives)

Live music, food, and a fun atmosphere were on offer at the annual Kingslink Carnival.

At the time, the Knightswood and Scotstoun festival, which celebrated cultural diversity, was in its fifth year.