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Wilf Weir started The Coconut Compost Company last year after he came across coconut coirs while studying in Sri Lanka.

The Coconut Compost Company: Coconut husks are being used an alternative to peat

Sponsored Content | As farmers look to move away from the unsustainable use of peat, many have turned to a rather unusual product as an...
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Scottish Field: Dive into our May issue to see what we have in store for you this month

Scottish Field’s May magazine is out now and here’s what we have in store for you…   No place like home: Landscape photographer Andrew Burns...
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Scotland Through A Lens: Andrew Burns

Landscape photographer Andrew Burns doesn’t have to venture far off the beaten track from his home in Dornoch to capture Scotland’s beauty. I have been...
Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd. Credit: Historic Environment Scotland.

Life With a blacksmith: ‘We need to hold on to this craft, if we let it die out historic ironworks will suffer’

Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd, on growing up playing with tools, working on the King's Coronation and delving into some of Scotland's most historic...
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Royal Highland Hoolie: Tide Lines, Trail West and Nathan Evans to perform event

Folk pop band Tide Lines has been announced as a headliner for this year's Royal Highland Hoolie. The group has just released their latest single,...
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Balmoral Castle: King Charles opens Royal Family home to public for first time

For the first time in its 169 year history, visitors will be able to tour parts of Balmoral Castle used by the Royal Family this...

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Gin, rum, and whisky brands unveil new looks

THREE of Scotland's gin, rum, and whisky labels have revealed fresh designs for their bottles. Isle of Raasay Distillery took inspiration from its island's geology...
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Whisky Round-up: National Festival, Inverness, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes another light-hearted look at what's happening in the world of whisky. THE National Whisky Festival returns to Summerhall in Edinburgh in December,...

Meet the Ardbeg whisky cask that sold for £16m

ARDBEG is donating £1 million to charities on Islay after selling one of its casks for a record £16 million. The sale price, which eclipses...
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Whisky round-up: Glen Ord, Cail Bruich, Scottish Open, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes a light-hearted romp through the latest whisky news. GLEN Ord distillery at Muir of Ord near Dingwall is today reopening its visitors'...
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What’s up with whisky: June’s review

Mark Littler returns with his monthly look at the world of whisky auctions. WELCOME back. It’s been a month of highs, with plenty to talk...

Inverness to get first distillery in nearly 40 years

Plans have been unveiled to build Inverness' first distillery in nearly four decades. Water from the River Ness will provide some of the power for...