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Thank you to all our readers, advertisers, followers and friends for helping reach our 45th anniversary with the July, 2021 issue, without your support it would not have been possible!

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Welcome to the Scottish Banner and thank you for taking the time to visit us. 

The Scottish Banner is the Scottish community’s largest international newspaper for ex-pat Scots or those with an interest in Scottish culture and tradition.

Available nationally across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the USA and by world-wide subscription service, the Scottish Banner offers its readers stories on Scottish current affairs, regular feature columnists, history & heritage, genealogy, Scottish club & society news, event listings, piping features, recipes, and much more.

With writers and contributors based all over the world the Scottish Banner gives its readers a true insight into the global Scottish perspective.

Latest Scottish Banner Articles

A Harbour to Treasure

Whenever the name Tobermory, on the lovely west-coast island of Mull, is brought up, the first thing that leaps to…

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Clan MacNicol Federation World Gathering abandoned

The Clan MacNicol Federation, one of the few Clan organisations to have been granted its own Coat of Arms by…

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Discovering the Shinty Trail

By: Nick Drainey The sport of shinty looks brutal when viewed from the side of the field. Players wielding long…

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The Royal Mint celebrates the 250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott on official UK coin

The Royal Mint, the Original Maker of UK coins, has launched a commemorative £2 coin to honour the late Sir…

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Conservation success as beaver numbers double in Scotland

The number of beavers has more than doubled in Scotland in the last three years to around 1000 animals, according…

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ScotsInUs Podcast from The American Scottish Foundation

The American Scottish Foundation (ASF), national 501C3 organization, offers a bridge between the US and Scotland by strengthening and preserving…

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Work begins to uncover secrets of Viking burial site

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is funding post-excavation analysis on two recently discovered Viking graves that may form part of a…

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Straight from the Sagas: The Vikings’ own guide to Orkney

By: David C. Weinczok My guidebook on a recent week-long trip to Orkney was 800 years old. A little out…

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Glencoe creel house construction underway

The reconstruction of a 17th century creel house using traditional methods is now underway in Scotland’s most famous glen. Led…

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Conservation coos at Culloden

Meet the new conservation team helping to preserve and maintain the moorland at Culloden Battlefield. The latest recruits come from…

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The Silver Chanter

The 55th Silver Chanter competition, held at the National Piping Centre Glasgow was won this year by Angus MacColl of…

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The Scottish Banner is celebrating  45 years of publication in 2021 and has firmly established itself as the link to Scotland for many of its loyal readers. From Sydney to New York or Auckland to Toronto the Scottish Banner reaches the ex-pat Scottish community like no one else.

Each month the Scottish Banner accesses a large number of individuals, pipe band members, society and clan members, history and genealogy groups and more; all with a direct interest in Scottish products and information. The Scottish Banner is available by digital subscription, at newsagents and retailers, at Scottish events and various other outlets depending on your location.

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Please find further information on the Scottish Banner within this web site. Simply click on the above tabs for information on subscribing, contacting us, advertising and our online shop. Whilst here, you can also read this months editorial or our Scotpourri (reader letters) pages. Also do have a look at our comprehensive events listings where you can see what is happening for Scots both closer to home and further afield, event organisers can add your event here.

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