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Scottish Crime Book of the Year to be announced

The longlist for the McIlvanney Prize 2019 and the shortlist for the inaugural debut Scottish Crime Book of the Year have been announced. The winner...
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Mara Seaweed earns its place on Tesco’s mentoring programme

Edinburgh based food producer, Mara Seaweed is delighted to announce its inclusion in Tesco’s 2019 Incubator programme. It is just one of six UK food and drink brands, and the only one from...
Outlander star and scots actor Sam Heughan receiving his honarary doctorate from Chancellor Jack McConnell at University of Stirling 27/6/19

Outlander star receives honorary degree from Stirling

Award-winning Scots actor Sam Heughan, best known for playing the lead role in hit television show Outlander, has spoken of his delight after receiving an...
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Design Exhibition Scotland returns at Lyon & Turnbull

Design Exhibition Scotland is returning for its second year at Lyon & Turnbull in celebration of exceptional objects for the everyday. A pioneering project, championing...

The family legacy that lasts more than a century

For more than a century, people and bodies have been recovered from the River Clyde by the Parsonage family. George Parsonage has been the chief...

Rural Scotland celebrated with history and tales

Dr Fiona-Jane Brown’s love of Aberdeenshire has been re-affirmed with the third instalment in a series of local history books. Hidden Aberdeenshire: The Land provides...

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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...