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The best wit in Scotland compiled in a new book

Scotland is known for its unique sense of humour and wit. So this coming Father’s Day, why not treat you dad to a hilarious collection...
Putting dry twigs on an open fire can be dangerous in this dry weather (Photo: Lorne Gill/SNH)

Beware of fire risks if you’re in the great outdoors

Scottish Natural Heritage is warning visitors to the countryside who are having a barbecue to be careful of the risk of fire. People should be...

Book review: The Way of Whisky by Dave Broom

What’s the story? An art long ago imported from Scotland, Japanese whisky is nonetheless the expression of a particular culture and a profoundly different approach...

Find out what goes on before theatre’s curtain falls

The Citizens Theatre will open its doors to the people of Glasgow to discover what goes on behind the scenes. It's a chance to look...

A new Scottish ginger beer hits the shops

A new Scottish craft ginger beer is set to bring a smile to the face of the nation. Big Willie is all about the spirit...
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Restaurant chain’s heart is back in the Highlands

Restaurateurs are heading for the hills as they are taking their Scottish business back home to the Highlands. Andy Waugh and Calum Mackinnon are set...

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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...