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Time for tea can boost a vital children’s charity

After her daughter died of cancer, Laura Young set up the Teapot Trust, which provides art therapy for children with chronic illness. She tells Scottish...
Blythe Duff and her co-stars in series 19 of Taggart

Life beyond Taggart puts Blythe Duff on stage

When Taggart, the long-running detective series that subsidised Scotland’s theatrical community for many years, came to an end in 2010, Blythe Duff faced a choice....

The doomed Scottish colony in Central America

Darien, a jungle-clad province on the Panamanian isthmus, played a key role in the formation of Britain. The Company of Scotland’s attempt to establish a...

Walk across ancient Scotland caught in art form

Walks across ancient Scotland feature in a new beautiful, contemplative artist’s book. Tracks: Walking the Ancient Landscapes of Britain accompanies Philip Hughes’ exhibition at Charleston,...

Famous Scots highlight their favourite places

My Scotland: By Its Famous Sons And Daughters is glossy coffee-table book featuring 58 interviews with some of the world’s best-known Scots. Exquisite photos of...
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Ullapool Book Festival winner is revealed

Andrew Miller’s Now We Shall be Entirely Free has been announced as the winner of the Highland Book Prize at The Ullapool Book Festival. Alex...

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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...