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Follow in the footsteps of Inspector Rebus: Filming locations around Edinburgh used in new BBC show

Inspector Rebus returns to our screens this month. And with much of the filming having taken place in Edinburgh, we take a look at some...
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Woodlands, Inverness: Home designed by renowned Scottish architect Alexander Ross goes on sale

A country house in Inverness designed by the renowned Scottish architect Alexander Ross has gone on the market for £1.25 million. Built in 1863, Woodlands...
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Review: The Spanish Butcher, Edinburgh

I’ve always struggled to correctly identify the streets that flow North from Princes Street over George Street in the capital, so I’m marching in what...
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In a nutshell, Chef David Smith: ‘I tried pig’s brain once, it was the weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten’

David Smith is the Head Chef at The Dipping Lugger in Ullapool, Wester Ross.   What’s the closest thing you have to a signature dish: ...
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Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Playwright Frances Poet on her adaptation of Sense and Sensibility

Award-winning Scottish playwright Frances Poet is bringing her new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved Sense and Sensibility to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre. We caught up...
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Edinburgh International Film Festival: Saoirse Ronan to be on the red carpet as The Outrun is premiered

Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan will open this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival with the UK premiere of a new film based on Orcadian writer Amy...

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Scottish folk-rock band Skerryvore appointed global band ambassador at Ardnahoe Distillery

Scottish folk-rock band Skerryvore has been appointed as the global band ambassador of Ardnahoe Distillery. The band are planning a series of special whisky sessions...
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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 £95,000 at auction

A bottle of Dalmore whisky has sold for nearly £95,000 at auction, encased in a glass sculpture which was hand polished for 500 hours. The...

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