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RSPB and GWCT gear up to count birds

BIRD-WATCHERS are getting ready to record their feathered friends as part of major wildlife surveys by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)...

Schools news round-up: Tedx, music, and more

Pay attention at the back - Peter Ranscombe shares the latest news from Scotland's schools. PIANIST William Liu has been crowned Strathallan School’s first ever...
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Fresh smartphone advice for hillwalkers issued

HILLWALKERS are getting fresh advice on how to use their mobile phones and global position system (GPS) handsets to navigate safely on Scotland's mountains. The...

Royal marines help farmers with mental health

FORMER royal marines and the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) are launching a mental health initiative this month to help farmers. The programme involves...

Circus, shinty, and music for World Gaelic Week

SCOTLAND'S second World Gaelic Week has unveiled its line-up. The programme for Seachdain na GĂ idhlig, which begins on 20 February, features educational and circus workshops,...

Hospitality news round-up: Glenapp, No 26, and more

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up the latest news from Scotland's hospitality venues. GLENAPP Castle's penthouse apartment, "The Endeavour", has been named by Elite Traveler magazine as "one...

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Skotch and Sketch at The Glasshouse, Edinburgh

Grant Dickie heads to a Skotch and Sketch workshop at The Glasshouse, in Edinburgh, to taste their latest dram and try his hand at sketching. ...
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The Macallan to open new fine dining restaurant on iconic estate

In 2021, The Glenturret Lalique became the first restaurant inside a distillery to achieve Michelin recognition. Just a few years later, it followed it up...
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Benbecula Distillery: Spirit flows through island distillery after 130-year-old whisky recipe revived

The first spirit has started to flow at Benbecula Distillery after an islander brought a 130-year-old recipe back to life.  Angus MacMillan always dreamed of...
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Rosebank Distillery: Sleeping giant Falkirk distillery reawakened after 30 years

Known as the sleeping giant of Scottish distilleries, the highly anticipated Rosebank Distillery has finally reawakened. After more than 30 years of closure, Ian Macleod...
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The Dalmore Luminary: Rare whisky sells for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction

A bottle of Dalmore whisky has sold for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction, encased in a glass sculpture which was hand polished for 500 hours. The...
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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskies

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...

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