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Stornoway shortlisted in FutureTown design competition

Plans for a Waterfront Walk in Stornoway have been shortlisted in Scotland’s FutureTowns design competition. Identified as Stornoway’s ‘greatest asset’ in a plan for the...

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars shortlisted in Drinks Retailing Awards

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars based in Dornoch have been shortlisted as a finalist in  Drinks Retailing Awards 2018. Their  Newcomer of the Year shortlisting follows...
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Closing date set for sale of nuclear-proof Inverness emergency bunker

A property with a difference is currently on the market - a unique subterranean property in the Raigmore area of the city of Inverness. Owners...
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Art gallery celebrates its successful first 12 months

The Gallery Melrose is celebrating its first birthday this month. It has been a year of discovery and excitement, of growing, learning, building expectations and...

A fantastic year for Scotland’s seabirds

The Outer Hebridean island Mingulay has had its best seabird season since 2000 according to new figures from the National Trust for Scotland. Scotland’s largest...
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A commitment to Scotland’s proud culture

Promoting and preserving Gaelic is a now key aim for Highland Council. Hot on the heels of the Highlands hosting the 2017 Royal National Mod...

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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...