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Book review – The Ghost of Helen Addison

What’s the story? Leo Moran isn’t your average private detective. His most pressing day-to-day activities usually involve deciding what vintage of wine to pair with...

New dance show captures 1980s New York

Scottish Dance Theatre present Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith-inspired Velvet Petal, the newest work choreographed by artistic director Fleur Darkin. The latest dance production from Scottish...
Thomsons has opened its new roastery, café bakery and training centre

City centre training centre adds to the coffee bean scene

A Scottish coffee shop's state of the art roastery, café bakery and training centre is now open. Occupying the recently developed iconic Argyle Street Arches,...
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A charming home with classic charm and chic interiors

Nether Littlefold is an idyllic home set in a picturesque garden with splendid views over the undulating Strathearn Valley. Located in Madderty, Crieff, the property...

Book review: Rousay Remembered by Tom Lennie

What’s the story? Tom Lennie shares the stories his mother, Phebe Marwick once told him of her childhood, growing up in the Wasbister district of...
Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017 winners

Honouring those who preserve Scottish heritage

People and groups who do their bit to protect Scottish heritage are being urged to enter the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards. Nominations opened to find...

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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...