WIN a breakfast bundle from Hamlyns of Scotland

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Tomorrow is World Porridge Day. It's a great opportunity for porridge lovers to have fun with your porridge and support the wonderful charity Mary's Meals. Mary’s Meals provides a good meal to some of the world’s poorest children every school day. The charity began feeding 200 children at a school […]

Meet the Producers

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Scotland’s food scene is bursting with locally-sourced delicacies. As more people begin to shop locally and directly from farmers, Lorne Gillies talks to farmers about the rise of organic food and how Brexit will affect the industry. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfauYpwjn4D/?taken-by=locavore_cic To start off with, a certain myth must be debunked: shopping for […]

Tuck in for St Andrew’s Day

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Today Scotland celebrates the country’s patron saint St Andrew. A country that boasts a unicorn as it’s national animal, the only place in the world where Coca Cola isn’t the most popular drink and the ability to have four seasons in one day – Scotland is pretty great. Maybe not […]

Get happy in Dumfries

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Who would have thought it? Dumfries has just been voted the happiest place in Scotland. Sure, we have to thank Dumfries for giving us Calvin Harris but what else has this little market town got to offer that makes everyone so chipper? Is it possibly the picturesque castles and the […]

Glasgow Airport leads the way with free sanitary products

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Glasgow Airport is set to provide free sanitary products in female toilets to help tackle period poverty in Scotland. The move is in response to Labour MSP Monica Lennon’s campaign to end period poverty in Scotland. The announcement from Glasgow Airport will see free tampons and pads made available in […]

Scotland to provide free access to sanitary products

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Scotland is now the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products to low-income families – and we think it’s a positive move forward. The Scottish government has outlined plans to tackle “period poverty” with at least 1,000 women and girls set to benefit from the scheme, which […]

Adventures from a remote Scottish island

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They say patience is a virtue, and patience is certainly required when travelling to one of Scotland’s smallest and wildest islands, where deer outnumber the people who call the Isle of Jura home. Warm Welcome After a lengthy yet scenic ferry to Port Askaig in Islay and a brisk five-minute […]