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From the ashes – Port Ellen Distillery re-opens

The Ileach Port Ellen Distillery was originally established as a malt mill in 1825, before ...
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Rani of Jhansi by Ramu and Shubho Karmakar | Photo by Miriam Ali for Greater Govanhill

City of Empire: New exhibition unveils Glasgow’s colonial legacy 

City of Empire, a new permanent exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum unpacks Glasgow’s ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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Photo of Hedgehog Resting on Person's Hand

Hogwatch Dumbarton: providing lifesaving care for hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped from an estimated 30 million in 1950 to ...

By Katie Kennedy

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The jarl squad marching up Commercial Road in Lerwick for Up Helly Aa | Photo from Shetland News

A historic Up Helly Aa in Lerwick as women join the jarl squad

After a long wait to become guizer jarl of Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa, local Richard ...

By Chris Cope, Shetland News

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Craigeven Bay – where the line of the Highland Boundary Fault is most easily seen | Photo by The Bellman

Fossil find off Cowie (re)confirmed as oldest air-breathing creature

Scientists have refuted a recent challenge to the age of the sedimentary rocks off Cowie ...

By The Bellman

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Under The Leaves bookstore, Forres

Book-mad couple end seven-year itch to open shop on Forres High Street

A local couple who met while studying English Literature have a started a new chapter ...

By Marc Hindley, Forres Local

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A panel of The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry with stitchers in Islay

Stitching the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Some of the beauties and spirit of Islay and Jura have been captured for posterity ...

By Carolyn Ferguson, The Illeach

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Football for Palestine

On Saturday, the 25th of November, Petershill Park in Springburn will see eight women and ...

By Zara Grew, Migrant Women Press

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Black and white pic of the Ness FC league champions team, 1984

The Key to New Changing Facilities at Ness Football Club

The view from the fios office is panoramic and encompasses machair, the North Atlantic, and ...

By Netty Sopata, Fios

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Bowl of silver, decorated with four pairs of grotesque animals, interlocking, Pictish, from St Ninian’s Isle, 8th century. Photo: National Museums Scotland

Petition launched to bring St Ninian’s Isle treasure back to Shetland

A PETITION has been launched to bring the famous St Ninian’s Isle treasure back to ...

By Chris Cope, Shetland News

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Young author Chikamso Kanu holds up a copy of his book, The Official Gang

Young Author, Chikamso Kanu, Joins Pentland Book Festival

Chikamso Kanu must rank among the youngest authors ever to appear at the Pentland Book ...

By Ifeyinwa Kanu, C&B News

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The Living Room: Aberdeenshire’s first public living room launched

This week, The Community Collective launches their main project, ‘The Living Room’ located within what ...

By Claire Jessiman, The Bellman

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