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Edinburgh Gin's Valentine's bottle

Tickled pink by Edinburgh Gin’s special release for Valentine’s Day

Gin lovers will be tickled pink by the latest limited-edition Edinburgh Valentine’s Gin, an ideal gift for the most romantic day of the year. Lovingly...
The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides

Book review – The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides

What’s the story? A truly harrowing account, Wilson’s book sheds light on the untold Hebridean war experience, writes Stacey Wylie. The Drowned and the Saved...
Pipers at a previous Gordon Castle Country Fair and Highland Games

Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair all set for 2018

A traditional Scottish gathering comes to Fochabers later this year with the 2018 Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair. Taking place on Sunday, 20...

Maintenance will ensure that Falkirk is still the Wheel deal

The Falkirk Wheel is set to be drained of water as annual maintenance works get underway to ensure the world’s only rotating boat lift keeps...
The Forth Road Bridge is to reopen to traffic on Thursday this week

Re-opened Forth bridge will offer road relief to commuters

The Forth Road Bridge will fully reopen tomorrow (Thursday) as a dedicated public transport corridor, giving passengers a head start on their journeys between Edinburgh...
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Ban on shock collars in Scotland is a win for animal welfare

Scotland's decision to ban  the use of electric shock collars and other electronic training devices has been welcomed by the British Veterinary Association (BVA). BVA...

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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...