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Debut novel captures contrast in lifestyles

Debutant novellist Angus MacDonald doesn’t waste any time jumping into the story of young Donald Peter (‘DP’) Gillies, a Lovat Scout soldier who lies in...
Chairman of the board of NTS trustees Sir Moir Lockhead

NTS looking for new board of trustees members

Members of the National Trust for Scotland are being offered the opportunity to apply to join the election process for the charity’s board of trustees....

The struggles of young woman in 1990s Glasgow

Walking the Lights is a finely crafted and captivating story of a young actress’ self-discovery and her struggles with the damaging temptations of young adulthood....

Time running out to enter seafood competition

The countdown is on for chefs to enter Seafood Scotland’s Pride of Plate competition. Closing this Friday, 22 March, the #prideofplate campaign is looking for...

Celebrating French gastronomy event in Scotland

Award-winning restaurant, Le Roi Fou will celebrate the French gastronomy festival, Goût de France (Good France) with a one-off dinner later this week. Inspired by...

Taking Scotland’s books beyond our borders

Scottish publishers marked the beginning of the London Book Fair with the first ever Scotland in London. The showcase was chaired by TV presenter Sally...

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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...