4th September 2015
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First picture of red-backed shrike
0 comments, 15/08/2015, by in News

The first picture of a pair of red-backed shrike, taken by photographer Richard Ashbee, can be seen here.The rare bird has officially been extinct in the British Isles since the last century, but this pair have now successfully bred - in a secret location in the isles.For more details, see t... Read more...

Bottled whisky from the isles
17 comments, 12/08/2015, by in News

The first ever bottled whisky from the isles will go on sale next month.Shetland Reel Single Malt Scotch Whisky will be sold with four different cask strengths. The whisky has been distilled in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire and bottled in Unst by the Shetland Distillery Company.Director of the bus... Read more...