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Book review – The A-Z of Edinburgh

Part of Amberley’s A-Z series, A-Z of Edinburgh offers a well-rounded look into Scotland’s capital through succinct, informative pieces on its monuments, various locations, and...

Scottish Land and Estates appoints new support officer

A new regional support officer for South East Scotland and the Borders has been appointed by Scottish Land & Estates. Clare Sturla joins the land-based...
An archive image of the original Travelling Gallery bus (Photo courtesy of the Travelling Gallery)

Celebrating 40 years of constantly moving art

One of the most delightful things about art is that it never stays still. For the past four decades, that's definitely been the case for...
Lead singer of Primal Scream Bobby Gillespie

V&A Dundee opening attracts Scots music stars

A free two-day celebration of design, music and performance will mark the opening of V&A Dundee. Legendary Scottish rockers Primal Scream will headline the 3D...

Book review – 1824: The World’s First Football Club

Queen's Park Football Club are acknowledged as Scotland's oldest football club, having been founded in 1867. But Hampden Park's finest weren't the first team in...

You can’t help but take note of Susie’s work

Calligrapher and painter Susie Leiper is surrounded by quills and a range of Chinese brushes in her bright Edinburgh New Town mews studio. You may...

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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,...
Thomas Macrae.

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 ÂŁ50,000 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...