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Costumes worn by Glenda Jackson are among the weird and wonderful items that can be picked up in Glasgow this weekend. Ahead of Saturday’s On...
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Scottish artworks to go on international loans

Works of art from Aberdeen’s renowned collection will be exhibited in Sweden, Japan and Spain as part of a programme of international loans. Councillors gave...

Remembering those who gave their lives to fishing

A tribute to Scots who have lived, worked and died in the fishing industry is to be unveiled next week. The eagerly anticipated Aberdeen Fishing...
Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh. 2018.
Preparation for the  show  opening.

Pic - Louise Allan & Melanie Alford with texel  ram Midlock your the one (AKA Stan) get ready for the show.

The 178th Royal Highland Show begins tomorrow

There's less than 24 hours to go until the 178th Royal Highland Show gets underway. As always, the event will take place at the Showground...

Help is at hand to turn a great business idea into a winner

A new competition and award has been launched to help innovative Scottish food and drink businesses turn their great idea into a winning brand. Set...

Stores agree six-year deal to stock Scotch beef

A supermarket firm has pledged its commitment to the Scottish fresh meat industry with a new six-year partnership with Scotbeef. The investment – which extends...

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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 £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...