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Edinburgh Fringe review: Jimeoin: Result!

This well-kent Irish comedian has had a loyal Fringe following for 25 years. He is a familiar face on ‘Live at the Apollo’, the Royal...
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You can now create your own gin at Scots distillery

Visitors to a Scottish gin school can create their own recipe from a selection of botanicals and distil a 70cl bottle of gin to take...
Ann Cleeves will return to Shetland to launch the final book in the crime series

Shetland author returns to island for final book

Bestselling crime author Ann Cleeves is visiting Shetland to launch her latest novel - and say a bittersweet farewell to detective Jimmy Perez. Wild Fire...

New plan to boost glamping in Loch Lomond national park

A major drive is underway in Scotland’s first National Park to capitalise on the growth in the popularity of glamping. The prolonged spell of good...

Outlander inspired trips to 17th and 18th century Scotland

Jacobites will descend on Fort George this weekend as the Outlander-inspired Kings and Clansmen event takes place for the first time. The Jacobite soldiers will...

Nuclear bunker will open to the public for the first time

A Scottish community is gearing up for a busy weekend with a host of events. Based in Moray, the Cabrach Trust is holding an open...

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The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...