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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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The Glenlivet unearths illicit whisky making

WHISKY maker The Glenlivet is mounting another archaeological dig to uncover evidence of illicit stills on Speyside. The Scotch brand launched its "Pioneering Spirit" project...

CASK & STILL LAUNCHES DRINKS TRAILS APP

THE team behind Cask & Still, Scotland’s whisky and spirits magazine, has launched a new and improved Drinks Trails App. It is now available to...
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New releases: Whisky for Hibs fans, luxury Scotch, plus rum

Peter Ranscombe takes his weekly look at the latest whisky releases. HIBS fans can now toast their team with the first exclusive whisky bottled for...
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A Week in Whisky: Inverness, The Cairn, and more

Peter Ranscombe ponders another week in whisky with a smile and a wink… NEWS this week of the National Whisky Festival of Scotland reaching the...
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New Releases: Whisky meets art

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up the latest releases from Scotland's whisky distilleries. ART is meeting whisky in the latest release from The Macallan. The Speyside distillery has...
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A Week in Whisky: Going green, raising cash, and more

Peter Ranscombe shines his irreverent spotlight on another week in whisky… DISTILLERS will gather for the World Whisky Forum at Stauning whisky distillery in Denmark...