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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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A Week in Whisky: Going, going, gone

THE Isle of Raasay Distillery has sold all its maiden single malt ahead of its release in November. Raasay, which lies off the coast of...
ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, AUGUST 19TH 2020: MacDuff Distillery is celebrating its 60th anniversary on 1st September. 

Pictured: Jamie Winfield with his team of operators


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A week in whisky: ‘I’ll have a pea, please, Bob’

THOSE enterprising souls at whisky distiller Arbikie have followed-up their carbon-negative NĂ dar gin with its vodka twin. Both NĂ dar spirits absorb more carbon dioxide from...
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A week in whisky: Islay, islands and Ireland

Scottish Field drinks blogger Peter Ranscombe takes a look at what’s been happening in the world of whisky over the past seven days… CLYDESIDE distillery in Glasgow...
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A week in whisky: rum, oddities and the cask

Scottish Field drinks blogger Peter Ranscombe takes a look at what's been happening in the world of whisky over the past seven days... AHEAD of...

Ardbeg’s first beer supports clean water projects

ISLAY distillery Ardbeg has teamed up with social enterprise Brewgooder to create its first beer and raise money for clean water projects in Africa. All...

Doddie Weir’s whisky toasts medical research

RUGBY legend Doddie Weir has taken deliver of 378 very special bottles of whisky. The Scotch came from a cask that Weir selected when he...