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Edinburgh International Festival kicks off

MORE than 15,000 people gathered at Murrayfield rugby stadium on Friday for the opening of the Edinburgh International Festival. The festival marked the start of...
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe begins in style

THE world's biggest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, kicks off in the Scottish capital today. Acts from 58 countries will mount nearly 50,000 performances...

Langholm Moor buyout hits £2.2m target

THE South of Scotland's largest community buyout will double in size after campaigners raised £2.2 million to buy Langholm Moor. The Langholm Initiative will buy...

University of Aberdeen Zoology Museum reopens

THE University of Aberdeen Zoology Museum is reopening, with a special history and heritage festival organised for September. The museum has featured in many school...

Conifox breaks assault course world record

CONIFOX Adventure Park at Kirkliston near Edinburgh has broken the world record for the longest inflatable assault course. "The Tartan Titan", which opens on Saturday,...

Free Harry Potter samples used to promote literacy

THE opening chapter of the first Harry Potter children's book is being made available for free online this summer to promote literacy. The first pages...

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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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