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, December 10, 2008.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

1. They're just the cutest

Clydebank Post: The cutest kids in Clydebank descended on the town’s shopping centre to pick up their prizes for being so adorable. The youngsters all entered the Clydebank Post’s Kute Kidz competition and gathered at BhS — the competition’s sponsor — to collect a print of their picture from instant images representative Diana Myres and Graham Holley of BhS.

2. Lucky pupils given special treat thanks to competition win

Clydebank Post: Primary three Ellie Devlin won jam-filled pancakes for her whole class after she was named a winner in the Kingsmill spooky sandwich competition.

3. Purple Heart janitor is community hero 

Clydebank Post: Amos Parker was born in America and served with the US Navy for 21 years, during which time he fought in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart medal holder retired to Scotland in 1986 with his Scottish wife and became a janitor in Scotstoun Primary where won over both pupils and teachers. His tireless work at the school saw him pick up the Public Service Individual gong at the Community Champion Awards held at Drumchapel Community Centre.

4. Ma-Scott Murrayfield high

Clydebank Post: A budding rugby star was aiming for the top after getting his first taste of the Murrayfield crowd. Clydebank Rugby Club under 14 player Scott Kennedy was the mascot as Scotland took on the mighty All Blacks and despite his heroes suffering a heavy defeat, he relished rubbing shoulders with all the stars. 

5. Award hope for yard girl

Clydebank Post: A Clydebank shipbuilder was set to face off against 13 other candidates in the race to be crowned Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year. Lauren Beck, 23, had been working as a technical apprentice for BVT Surface Fleet at Scotstoun for five years after having a strong interest in engineering and graphic design at school. 

6. Kids harvest cupboards for hampers

Clydebank Post: Pupils at Garscadden Primary raided their cupboards with all of the food they collected then donated to the Yoker Resource Centre.