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The brave RAF base that protected our skies from the Luftwaffe

When war broke out in 1939, the Luftwaffe attacked the Royal Navy base at Rosyth. Spitfires from the Drem airfield in East Lothian were scrambled...

Her commitment to her business is heart felt

Dalmally Station on the Oban branch line may seem like the last place you’d expect to find a designer, but felt artist Liz Gaffney thinks...

Life on Oronsay with a year in the Hebrides

Once the centre of the major sea route between Scotland and Ireland, the small, remote island of Oronsay has been inhabited by humans for 5,000...

True events inspired this werewolf trial novel

Inspired by true events, The Wolf Trial is a historical epic telling the horrifying tale of a man whose crimes were thought so great, locals...

A big boost for Boë Gin with supermarket deal

Boë Gin has announced two new major national listings in a phenomenal year of growth. Stirling-based Boë’s award-winning Boë Violet flavoured gin will now be...

Michelin star chef heads for The Caledonian

A Michelin star chef will be co-hosting a dinner at The Pompadour in Edinburgh next week. Rupert Rowley, former head chef of Fischer’s at Baslow...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

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...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 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...
Dennis Malcolm

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,...
Thomas Macrae.

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...