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Crime writer celebrates Scottish landscapes

Ordinarily known for her best-selling crime writing, Val McDermid has departed from her typical style, providing a unique take on the Scottish landscape. In My...

Monsters and more in a book for the wee ones

For a child, there’s nothing scarier than a story with monsters – but they always lose in the end. Lea Taylor has tapped into traditional...

Restaurant to present Lost Jazz photo exhibition

A Scots restaurant is to host an exhibition of the jazz photography and print graphics of John Claridge in celebration of the Edinburgh Jazz &...

Vegan brownies set to take the festival by storm

Renowned Bross Bagels in Edinburgh have launched their brand new homemade vegan chocolate brownies to their menus in all Bross Bagel locations within the city....
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The Secret Herb Garden is becoming less secret

Visitor numbers to the Secret Herb Garden, near Edinburgh, have tripled in the last year. This has risen from 7,000 to 21,000, resulting in the...

Entries open for the 2020 Scottish Rural Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Scottish Rural Awards 2020, organised by Scottish Field Magazine and the Scottish Countryside Alliance. Small and medium-sized Scottish...

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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 £50,000 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...