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Selecting fresh vegetables from the vending machine (Photo: Angus Blackburn)

The vending machine that dispenses fresh veg

Vending machines are no longer reserved solely for sweeties – the Stephen family of Lower Thorneybank Farm Shop in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. The humble vending machine...

House bound status revived Stan’s love of art

Aberdeenshire artist Stan Fachie’s paintings are a fitting tribute to the city he loves so dearly. The Granite City. The majestic silvers of the Music...
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10 crafty firms in the north east of Scotland

Craft beer and gin experiences are taking the north east by storm. Scottish Field uncovers 10 businesses who are bringing drinks to the people, locally...

Pub owner and herbalist turns detective

Exploring village life in Scotland, this novel features Rosie McLeod, a pub owner and gifted herbalist. Suspicious of her husband Jack, Rosie sets out to...
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The enthusiasts who celebrate the age of steam

Steam locomotives are a poignant reminder of a time when Britain’s railways kept the country on track and were the arteries of industry. There is...

Treasure hunting for the modern era with an app

Geocaching is treasure hunting for the modern age and, for Neil Torrens, a past time that borders on an obsession How did geocaching begin? Twelve...

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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...