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Gamekeepers hit back in missing Scottish golden eagle row

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has hit back at accusations from a TV presenter that its members were responsible for a golden eagle which has gone...
Who Built Scotland, by Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Crawford, James Robertson and Kathleen Jamie, published by Historic Environment Scotland, £20

Book review – Who Built Scotland

You can tell a lot about a country by the quality of its buildings and the stories behind them. Historic Environment Scotland commissioned five popular...
Winter Queen whisky

Unique blend of whiskies is a real Dutch of class

A unique blend of Scotch and Dutch whisky has been released. Edinburgh-based Fusion Whisky said its new Winter Queen whisky celebrates the story and honours...
Short stories and poetry are wanted

The hunt is on to find Scottish writers and poets for new publication

Scots writers with a story or poem in them are being urged to put finger to keyboard. The Scottish Writers’ Centre are looking for submissions...
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Acting legend Brian Cox helps to celebrate the Spirit of Scotland

A series of short films showing off Scotland at its best have become a social media success. As the Spirit of Scotland campaign celebrates its...
Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion and Scotland’s first ever national chef,

MasterChef winner will headline this year’s Taste of Shetland festival

Scotland's national chef is to headline this year's Taste of Shetland Festival. Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion and Scotland’s first ever national chef, will...

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Dennis Malcolm

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...