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The importance of tweed in country life

A Hume Country Clothing’s Archie Hume has had a life-long relationship with tweed. I wouldn’t go quite as far as saying tweed is my entire...
Wilma and David Finlay on their farm

From sceptic to an organic farming champion

This Organic September, Soil Association licensee David Finlay, who farms beef, sheep and dairy in Dumfries and Galloway, takes us on his journey from sceptic...
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Your first look inside the new V&A Dundee

The V&A Dundee will open its doors to the public for the first time this Saturday. Today its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese...

Book review – I Am The Walker

Scotland's open spaces are at the heart of the new novel by J M Robson. The life of the friendless 20-year-old geek Billy Donaldson, tormented...
Charles Lawson will play Inspector Rebus

Rebus stageplay coming to two Scottish venues

Legendary Scots detective Rebus is coming to the stage later this year. Ian Rankin's sleuth takes centre stage in this brand new production, created especially...
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Getting the elderly outdoors in a walking group

Older people in Stirling have been boosting their health in the great outdoors. It's thanks to a partnership between a leading housing provider and Scotland’s...

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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...