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Rural gift card launched

MORE than 120 businesses have signed up to accept a new rural gift card. The Rural Enterprise Directory Scotland (REDS) gift card has been launched...

Craft Week Scotland ends with online and in-person events

THE first Craft Week Scotland closes this weekend with almost 50 online and in-person activities. Katie Leask, manager at Nielanell Knitwear, will open her studio...

Edinburgh’s ‘Digital Diwali’ marks ‘triumph of light’

EDINBURGH'S Diwali celebrations are moving online this year, with two hours of dance and music kicking off at 5pm on Sunday. The programme includes music...
The Crown S4. Picture shows: Prince Philip (TOBIAS MENZIES), Princess Margaret (HELENA BONHAM CARTER), Queen Elizabeth II (OLIVIA COLMAN), Queen Mother (MARION BAILEY), Prince Charles (JOSH O CONNOR) and Princess Anne (ERIN DOHERTY). Filming Location: Rothiemurchus, Scotland

Scotland stars in The Crown series four

SERIES four of The Crown begins streaming on Netflix on Sunday, with locations throughout Scotland starring once more in the television show. Estates including Ardverikie,...
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What is ‘slow fashion’ and why is it on the rise?

Patrick Birkbeck, managing director at Perthshire department store House of Bruar, examines the return of 'slow fashion'. THE term "slow fashion" is generally seen as...

Theatres to commission new musicals

SINGERS Barbara Dickson and Ricky Ross have joined a selection panel to find the next great Scottish musicals. Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Edinburgh's Capital Theatres...

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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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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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