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Explorer and adventure filmmaker Benedict Allen is coming to Peebles

Celebrate the great outdoors at Scottish adventure film festival

A highly-acclaimed adventure film festival is coming back to Scotland later this month. A high-energy celebration of outdoor and mountain culture, the Peebles Outdoor Film...
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The Old Parsonage blends 1874 construction with modern fittings

A beautifully appointed period country house which has been lovingly restored and upgraded is now available. The Old Parsonage, Croachy, by Farr, is located in...
60% of what goes in Scottish non-recyclable ‘landfill’ bins could have been recycled

Scotland is urged to do more recycling in 2018

Scottish householders are being urged to resolve to recycle more in 2018. Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins – or...
Maplehurst is a stylish family home

Eight bedroom property on the market for under £1million

A stunning eight bedroom house is for sale in Abbotsford Road, Galashiels. Presented to the market by Knight Frank, this immaculately presented and stylish family home...
The new Irn Bru is being launched later this month

Scotland’s other national drink at the centre of a real Bru ha ha

A row has broken out over plans to change the secret recipe behind Scotland's other national drink. Manufacturers AG Barr announced that from January this...
The Mercat Grill is holding an event to mark Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day with a taste of Oz

An East Lothian restaurant is getting ready to celebrate Australia Day. The Mercat Grill on 10 Whitecraig Road is holding its Aussie wine tasting event...

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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...