Ancient grain packed with goodness

|13 January 2016| An ancient grain grown in the Northern Isles and the Outer Hebrides holds the secret to a healthy new Scottish oatcake, according to new research. Bere, a crop which is grown in Orkney, ...

Plans for island innovation zone

|27 November 2015| Plans for an Island Innovation Zone for Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides aimed at attracting more inward investment have moved a step closer. Islands minister Derek Mackay learne...

Landmark moment for Shetland whisky

Scotland's most northerly distillery has bottled its first single malt ready  for selling later in the year. Director of The Shetland Distillery Company Stuart Nickerson has labelled the development a landma...