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Episode 2

Dougie Vipond takes a trip down the new 'Smugglers' Trail', Sarah Mack finds out how Perth became the centre of the international cattle trade, Euan McIlwraith finds out about the renewable project that will transform a village and the Landward food van hits the streets.

28 minutes

Last on

Tue 31 Jan 2017 13:55

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  • White Noise Research

    An Afternoon On Condale Lake

The Smugglers’ Trail

The Smugglers’ Trail

Dougie is in the Borders to take a walk along the stunning Berwickshire coastal path. The trail runs from Berwick in the South to Cockburnspath in the North and has been rebranded to reflect the coastline’s smuggling history. Along the way he pops in past Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth – home to one of the area’s most prolific smugglers.

Look for Local

Look for Local

In Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink Nick examines the campaign to encourage the consumption of food that is grown and reared locally.  He visits a number of producers in the Nairn area gathering ingredients for a rich, hearty and totally-local stew that he will cook later in the Landward Food Van.

Perth Bull Sales

Perth Bull Sales

To mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the world famous Perth Bull Sales, Sarah is at Stirling Mart (the new home of the sales) to learn more about the annual event that has attracted buyers from across the globe and smashed world record livestock prices.

Insch Renewables

Insch Renewables

Euan is in rural Aberdeenshire to meet the community that is taking control of its energy needs. The Energising Insch project will use a range of renewable energy technologies to supply electricity and heat to homes and businesses throughout Insch. The project will sell surplus electricity to the National grid and use the funds to build a new community hospital.

Landward Food Van

Landward Food Van

The food van is in the centre of Inverness where Nick and Dougie are using locally sourced ingredients to create a rich beef stew.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dougie Vipond
Presenter Sarah Mack
Participant Euan McIlwraith
Series Producer Simon Cousins
Series Producer Fiona Clark

Broadcasts

  • Fri 17 Apr 2015 19:30
  • Sun 19 Apr 2015 13:00
  • Tue 31 Jan 2017 13:55