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A peatland lochan, Rannoch Moor (Photo: Lorne Gill/SNH)

15 good Gaelic facts you probably never knew

Scottish Natural Heritage is marking this week’s Royal National Mòd with a celebration of the links between the Gaelic language, heritage and nature. SNH is...
Janet Casey has urged Scottish artists to apply for the residencies

Last chance for artists to have royal residency

A final call has been issued to Scottish artists to apply for a fortnight-long residency at an Ayrshire estate with royal links. Dumfries House near...

It will be hard to Trump this for slowing traffic

Forget speed cameras to slow the traffic down in a sleepy Scottish village. In Arnprior, in rural West Stirlingshire, the heavy flow of daily commuting...

New interactive gin distillery map is released

Whether it’s a classic gin and tonic or an extravagant gin-based cocktail, Scotland’s thirst for gin sees no signs of waning. In fact, a whopping...

Unicorn inspiration for a new Scottish gin

A supermarket has launched its own brand of premium Scottish gin, taking inspiration from Scotland’s national animal – the unicorn. Aquine has been created and...
Kate Parr (Stephanie) and Richard Winsor (Tony) in Saturday Night Fever - UK Tour (Photo: Pamela Raith Photography)

It’s the perfect time to catch a Saturday Night Fever

For someone who's an out and proud fan of musicals, Saturday Night Fever is one that's somehow always evaded me. We all know the iconic...

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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...