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Ten fascinating facts about the clan MacLeod

Clan MacLeod of Raasay has a long and proud heritage. We present 10 important facts every aspiriing member of the clan should know. 1. The...
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Artist Sandie knows how therapeutic art can be

Having run classes for terminally ill patients, former Macmillan nurse Sandie Youngson knows all about the therapeutic quality of painting. Growing up along Scotland’s coastlines...
The martyrdom of George Wishart

Reforming the popular opinion of John Knox

The fire and brimstone reputation of John Knox obscures his greatness as a statesman and nation-builder. The Orcadian writer Edwin Muir encapsulated what was, in...
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The story of the leopards of Aberdeen

The leopard - a heraldic symbol that has been noted in Aberdeen’s history for centuries. Pride of place on the Granite City’s coat of arms,...
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10 fascinating unsolved Scottish mysteries

Missing persons, unclaimed bodies and fairy coffins - all of these figure in our list of Scotland's 10 most intriguing unsolved mysteries. Scotland has an...
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Ten course menu from a MasterChef professional

A delicious 10 course tasting menu from a MasterChef: The Professionals contestant is taking place next weekend. Theodore Chana, from Braco, Perthshire, working with Jecca...

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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...