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Looking to the past to launch new heritage trail

A large-scale archeology project has been launched in the Scottish Borders and East Lothian that will help investigate and better understand the history of a...

Detective all at sea on the Golden Voyage of Mendick

The third book in the Mendick series, The Golden Voyage, follows Scotland Yard Detective James Mendick. He is trapped aboard a mysterious stolen ship in...
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The judges were raving after trying Hrafn

A premium gin from Aberdeenshire has won a Gold Medal at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition, considered one of the most influential spirits...

Boswell Book Festival to hear from Grenfell duo

As is often the case, the most awful of tragedies can bring out the very best in a community. Following the devastating fire at Grenfell...

Diamond heist makes for a comic noir tale

Despite a title of Dark Side of the Moon, Les Wood's novel has nothing to do with Pink Floyd. This is a fictional comic noir...

Scottish creativity marked at Celtic Media Festival

The Celtic Media Festival is coming to Scotland this summer. The CMF has announced a partnership with Screen Scotland for their 40th edition of the...

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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...