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Just over a week left to vote for Eat Game Awards finalists

There's just eight days left to vote in the second edition of the national Eat Game Awards. The team behind the Eat Game Awards has...

Remembering inspirational designer Bernat Klein

Borders Textile Towerhouse is hosting an afternoon of talks and film focusing on the work and legacy of the influential textile designer, Bernat Klein, which...

Scotland’s ancient ties with the Vikings

For Paul Murton, the mythical call of the Orkney and Shetland isles has been strong since his childhood. Thanks to his father’s Norwegian background, Paul...

StAnza’s programme packed with new talent and rising stars

StAnza, Scotland's International Poetry Festival has always been the perfect place to hear new voices and discover emerging talent. And 2020 is set to be...
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Shortlist of four for the Highland Book Prize

The shortlist of four contenders for the 2019 Highland Book Prize has been announced. Competition organisers have named the four books published in 2019 which...

10 fascinating facts about… Fort William

Head towards the north west of Scotland, and you'll come across the wonderful town of Fort William. Fort William, in the western Scottish Highlands, is...

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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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The Balmoral unveils exclusive £100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
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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...