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2018 agriculture winners AR Muirhead

Honouring those in the Scottish farming industry

Scotland's traditional industry of working the land is still alive and kicking in the 21st century. The Scottish Rural Awards is looking to reward those...

Book review – Septimius Severus in Scotland

Archeologist Simon Elliott’s romp through the history of Roman Scotland is a hugely enjoyable read. Elliott focuses on Emperor Septimius Severus, who in 208AD led...

Lady Frances: Frances Balfour, Aristocrat, Suffragist

Joan B Huffman provides a compelling and meticulously-researched insight into one of the highest-ranking members of the British aristocracy to assume a leadership role in...
The Royal Northern Countryside Initiative, based in Aberdeen, won first prize in the 2018 education category

The search for firms who develop skills for the future

Sharing knowledge and educating others in the ways of rural Scotland is a vital part of traditional Scottish business. The Scottish Rural Awards is looking...

A new twist on Macbeth with an all-female cast

A Scottish theatre is to tour the nation with an all-female cast for its nationwide tour of The Macbeths - Dominic Hill’s intimate and intense...
Gaelic group Breabach

Gaelic gathering with over 1000 young musicians

Nearly 1000 young musicians will come together to showcase their talents and demonstrate their passion and enthusiasm for Gaelic music this month. The will perform...

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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...