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All The Galaxies, by Philip Miller

Book review – All The Galaxies

Philip Miller’s novel takes place in a step into tomorrow, with militarised police and a failed second Scottish Independence referendum. It features a boy wakened...
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The Highlands gets set to welcome its first-ever wildlife book festival

The first-ever Easter wildlife book festival is set to take place in the Highlands. Based at a dedicated birdwatching hotel, the Grant Arms Hotel in...
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Scots photographer Lenny is wild about his new honour

A Scots photographer has taken the top award in a wildlife photography competition. The Societies of Photographers this week announced the twenty six category winners...
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Scottish Field Gin Challenge returns for its second year

The Scottish Field Gin Challenge is returning for a second year. The gin industry is flourishing, with 70 per cent of the UK’s gin produced...
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Plans to create visitor centre marking Britain’s worst peacetime maritime disaster

Plans to create a visitor centre in Stornoway to commemorate a maritime disaster will take a step forward this Saturday. An Iolaire Centre Open Day...
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Scottish gin producer accepts Dragon’s Den cash – then turns it down

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to be offered an investment of £80,000 for their brand. But the owner and founder of House of Elrick in Aberdeen...

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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...