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Exploring and saving the backbone of Scotland

After walking the watershed in 64 days in 2005, a 745 mile route he calls ‘the backbone of Scotland’, Peter Wright believes sustainable measures are...
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10 tragic maritime disasters in Scotland’s cruel seas

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Iolaire. But sadly, it's not the only maritime disaster to have affected Scotland over...
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Pressing Scottish questions given some answers

Scotland has many questions that are regularly asked of it. And there's plenty of questions to be asked about Scots and their inventions and successes...

Swapping London for a quiet Scottish Island

One day, whilst on holiday from her busy job in London, Anne Cholawo came across something that would change her life forever. It was a...

Final tickets for the 2019 Scottish Rural Awards

There's just under three weeks to go until the winners of the 2019 Scottish Rural Awards are revealed - and there's a few tickets left...

Stepping back to the golden age of Scottish steam

Steam in Scotland tells the fascinating stories of our transport history and using images which have not previously appeared in print. Edinburgh-born Kevin McCormack takes...

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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...