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 24, 2008.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

1. End of an Era 

Clydebank Post: Milna McKerracher retired after 13 years at Auchnacraig Early Learning CentreMilna McKerracher retired after 13 years at Auchnacraig Early Learning Centre (Image: Archives)Decades of service were celebrated as Auchnacraig Early Learning Centre’s secretary said goodbye.

Milna McKerracher, who was 61 at the time of publication, brought her 13 years at the Faifley facility to a close.

Milna had previously worked as a junior architect for West Dunbartonshire Council for 11 years.

She was presented with flowers, books, perfume, a necklace, and a wooden giraffe – her favourite animal.

2. Jumping for joy

Clydebank Post: Kids were jumping for joy as they proudly showed off their medals.

Primary five, six, and sevens at Corpus Christi in Knightswood had a great time taking part in the Junior Great Scottish Run.

They were all given medals and t-shirts for completing the three-kilometre race.

3. Clydebank farm to be transformed into battleground

Clydebank Post: Alan Birkbeck, a ballistics specialist from BowlingAlan Birkbeck, a ballistics specialist from Bowling (Image: Archives)A Clydebank farm was set to be turned into a battleground as academics aimed to recreate the cannon fire from the Battle of Culloden.

After building an almost exact replica of one of the deadly cannons, Alan Birkbeck, a ballistics specialist from Bowling, and a team from Glasgow University hoped to discover if it was these guns alone that defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army.

4. Tea party fun

Clydebank Post: Kids at St Eunan’s nursery invited the Post along to a tea party.

The sophisticated youngsters at the Drumry facility had tea, scones, and cakes on offer during the make-believe party.

During the visit, the children were also put through their paces with a keep-fit session.

5. Dancers got their groove on 

Clydebank Post: Budding Justin Timberlakes and Pussycat Dolls got their groove on during a charity dance day.

The youngsters from St Joseph’s Primary in Faifley paid 50p each to take part in the dancing extravaganza which saw the pupils try out all different types of dance, including cheerleading, hip hop, and creative dance.

6. Experimental safety lessons rolled out

Clydebank Post: Kids were given a hands-on lesson in keeping themselves and others safe.

The experimental learning event put primary six youngsters from Linnvale Primary in real-life situations to teach them how to make difficult decisions.

Clydebank police officers were on hand to simulate muggings and knife crime.