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A sentimental journey from Italy to Orkney

The Highland Games Ambassador by Jackie Roy sees Luca travel from his home in Italy to Orkney, where his father was interned as a prisoner of...

Dark Art Gin is all set to rise in former school

A bid to create a new craft gin company and distillery in Kirkcudbright has won the inaugural Guy & Co-creation Award. The idea for the...

Mackies have got it licked – 7.3 million times over!

A cool 243,800 litres of ice cream – the equivalent of 7.3 million licks or 3000 bathtubs – have been consumed in the first year...
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Turkey-free Christmas dinners in Edinburgh

It seems that more and more Scots are telling turkey to get stuffed each Christmas. With the number of vegetarians and vegans on the rise,...

Ex-Scotland rugby star encourages eating lean red meat

A high-profile new campaign aimed at inspiring people about the role of lean red meat in a healthy diet has been launched by Great Britain’s...

The Erskine Bridge is now on the Scottish A list

A major Scottish roadbridge has been given Category A listed status. The Erskine Bridge over the River Clyde, has been awarded Category A status by...

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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...