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Writers aged over 40 invited to apply for national award

The Scottish Book Trust has announced that the Next Chapter Award 2020 is open for applications. Now in its sixth year, the award from the...

Half-price Tattoo tickets will go on sale from Monday

Half-price tickets for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s annual preview evening will go on sale from 10am on Monday, 22 July. This year, the Tattoo...

Ceilidh events will help connect Scots with nature

Scotland’s National Nature Reserves are special places to visit at any time of the year. However, this summer there is an extra attraction. Scottish Natural...

The general who led an incredibly military career

General Sir Ralph Abercromby led an extraordinary life - he twice served as an MP, was appointed governor of Trinidad, Commander-in-Chief of Ireland. He was...

Acceptable in the 80s – new exhibitions launch

A multimedia celebration of Scotland in the 80s is coming to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Back to the future: 1979–1989 – the National Library of Scotland’s...
Scottish Land Commission CEO, Hamish Trench

Discussions on scale and concentration of land ownership

Scottish Land Commission CEO, Hamish Trench, looks at the discussions and engagement following publication of the Commission’s report on scale and concentration of land ownership....

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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...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated ÂŁ50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...