Island Abattoirs play a vital role in promoting animal welfare as cattle, sheep and pigs destined for slaughter do not have to face long journeys to mainland slaughter houses. In recent months some island slaughterhouses have been forced to close but the one on Mull is thriving.
Sarah Mack is in Wick to take another photograph of people in the landscape to demonstrate social change over the last 100 years.
Dougie Vipond is on Orkney to visit a fortification where restoration work is taking place on previously undiscovered paintings created by servicemen who were stationed at the Ness Battery during the Second World War.
Gourmet Foraged Food
Nick Nairn and his wild foraging companion, Patrick McGlinchey cook another gourmet meal with some of the ingredients gathered from the woods. This wee they are creating a pork dish with some wild – and very lively – mushroom. RECIPE TO FOLLOW.
Euan McIlwraith visits Ailsa Craig to find out about the recovery of the puffin population. Puffins were wiped out by rats but twenty years ago the rats were eradicated and now the puffin population is thriving again.
- Dougie Vipond
- Series Producer
- Simon Cousins
- Euan McIlwraith
- Nick Nairn
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