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Book club all ready to hold its very first event

A book club's first launch with a bestselling author is taking place later this month. Rachel Wood, founder of Rare Birds Book Club is to...

Where is the best home in the north of Scotland?

Judges are considering three houses in the North of the country as the next contenders for Scotland’s Home of the Year. Last night, BBC Scotland...

A life on the ocean wave for the Scottish pirates

Pirates and Privateers in the 18th Century provides an interesting account of pirates – a surprising number of whom were Scots in real life. They...

A new face joins Scottish Land and Estates

Scottish Land & Estates has appointed a new adviser to its policy team to further enhance services to members and engagement with government and stakeholders....

Put yourself in the picture for image restoration

Scots with old photos are being urged to enter a competition to have them digitally restored and colourised. CEWE is calling on those with black...

The former Queen of Scots with a famous brother

Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII’s Sister is brilliantly researched novel which transports the reader back to the 15th century. At times, this allows...

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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...