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Film festival will hit the screen for Hidden Door event

It's just over a week until the film programme at this year's Hidden Door Festival gets underway. Running from Friday 25 May-Sunday 3 June, the...

Attracting pollinators to your garden is easy as A, Bee, C

The whole planet is to be abuzz with activity for World Bee Day this weekend (Sunday, 20 May). Ecologists at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have...

Book review – Maggie’s Mittens is a charming story

What’s the story? This is a charming tale of a young girl who, in spite of her mother’s wishes, doesn’t want to wear her hot,...

Queen of Crime will join their silver celebrations

Scotland's Queen of Crime is to join the birthday celebrations for the Friends of Innerpeffray Library. Friends of Innerpeffray Library in Perthshire are 25 this...

Clay pigeon event will boost care charity

A clay pigeon shooting competition being held this summer is set to benefit a worthy charity. On Saturday, 12 May, the first PATCH Summer Series...
Barrow loads of book fun with Andrew Wilson, owner of the Beltie Books bookshop in the town (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

Read all about it as Wigtown marks 20 years as book town

Scotland's national book town is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. In 1998, Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway was declared Scotland’s National Book Town –...

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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 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...