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A celebration of Scottish storytelling

The 30th Scottish International Storytelling Festival is all set to take place, with the promise of 'Growing Stories.' The was launched at Dr Neil's Garden,...

New book mines rich seams for historical insight

Marian Pallister tells the story of Argyll and its rich mining history in Not a Plack the Richer. Using in-depth research into official records, letters...

Distillery opens its doors for cocktail week

Sweetdram is to open its distillery to the public for the first time as part of Edinburgh Cocktail Week. Sweetdram is welcoming in those who...

The true story of a life with pine martens

A Richness of Martens is a personal and heartwarming story, as Polly Pullar describes how her love of nature developed throughout a childhood spent in...

Vegetarian square sausage hits the supermarkets

As growing numbers of people turn to a vegetarian diet, a version of that Scottish breakfast staple, the square sausage, has been created for them....

Radhuni named Scotland’s best Asian restaurant

An Edinburgh restaurant been named Regional Winner for Scotland, at the 2018 Asian Restaurant Takeaway Awards, after a grand award show in London. It's another...

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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...