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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...

Enjoy a G & (afternoon) T – with a difference

If you can't spoil and indulge yourself with a gin afternoon tea this festive season, then when will you ever find the time? A festive...

Why peat is so important to life on the islands

Into the Peatlands: A Journey Through the Moorland Year book demonstrates how the peatlands in the Outer Hebrides are central to island life.  It explains the...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
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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...