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Digging deep into Scotland’s Mesolithic past

An archaeological excavation took place in Aberdeenshire over the weekend. The Marr area committee agreed to award £1990 in November 2018 in grant funding to...

How many of these Scots words do you know?

Do you know your napper from your hochs?  The first comprehensive survey of the Scots language in over 60 years is taking place - and...

Finding the soul of Scotland’s religious faith

The Soul of Scotland by Harry Reid is very much a personal take on what has shaped Scotland’s relationship with Christianity through the ages. Politics,...
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The appliance of science for new exhibition

A large-scale, outdoor photography exhibition showcasing the impact humans have on planet Earth has been unveiled at The Scottish Parliament. Curated by Edinburgh Science Festival,...
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A celebration of Potter’s proud past in Perthshire

World famous children’s author Beatrix Potter is perhaps more associated with England’s Lake District than the wilderness of Scotland. But it was a string of...

The Scotswoman who was a fantastic fly tyer

Born in the Highlands in 1915, by the age of 20, Megan Boyd had established herself as one of the most skilled salmon fly tyers...

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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...