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Twin town status discussed between Inverness and Berlin district

Inverness could be twinned with a district in Berlin, after an official visited the Highlands. A visitor from the district office of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf Borough in...
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Planting new trees can protect £1 billion Scottish industry and 25,000 jobs

Planting new trees in Scotland could help secure the future of a £1 billion industry and 25,000 jobs, a leading industry figure has claimed. Stuart Goodall,...
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Kilmardinny House- Official Opening Ceremony  after extension and rejuvenation works
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A-listed building reopens in East Dunbartonshire after major £2.73m revamp

A refurbished and extended historic building was shortlisted for a major award just weeks after its official reopening. Kilmardinny House has been rejuvenated by a...

Cumnock exhibition puts industry and science in the spotlight

An exhibition celebrating Scotland's rich industrial past is currently being held. The event, marking the history of Cumnock and the Doon Valley, is running at...
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Dramatic dance performances will entertain in Glasgow

A dramatic dance performance in two parts is coming to Glasgow's Tramway Theatre next week. The Tramway commissioned Brighton-based choreographer, performer and stage designer Theo...
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Ten new conservation apprenticeship places are up for grabs

Historic Environment Scotland is offering 10 new conservation internships based in Stirling, Edinburgh and Fort George. Each of these internships will last at least 12...

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HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
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Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
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Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
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Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...