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CEO of Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Moji Shand (second from right) with Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel at last year’s awards, with Moji's friend  Zamani Tauvaa

Hollywood stars will be toasting Scotch whisky firm at awards

It's three cheers for Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky as they launch their 80th anniversary at Critics’ Choice Awards in Hollywood. Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky will...
Bill Glen with his debut novel - written at the age of 96

Age is no barrier as Scots OAP writes his first book – in his 90s

They say that everyone has a book in them - and for one Scot, it's just taken that little bit longer to put pen to...
The RSPB is looking for volunteers of all ages to join them

No need to get in a flap over resolutions with the RSPB

RSPB Scotland is calling on people who still haven't made a New Year's resolution. Many people are fed up with the same old resolutions, to...
VisitScotland are presented with their award from the  National Tour Association of America

American tourism organisation honours Scotland with gold award

VisitScotland has been named best overseas tourism marketing body by one of the USA’s top associations of tour operators. The national tourism organisation struck gold...
PKC waste operative, Richie Michie  Councillor Colin Stewart and PKC Waste operative Hugh Williamson

New litter bin emptying scheme is a load of rubbish

Waste disposal isn't a load of rubbish in Perthshire. Perth & Kinross Council is installing sensors in all public litter bins in Perth City Centre...
Dechmont House in Deans, Livingston

Edwardian class in a stunning home with impressive views

A fine, late-Edwardian house with elegant period features and ties to local heritage is now available. Dechmont House, in Deans, Livingston, presides over approximately one...

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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,...
Thomas Macrae.

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...