The Independent Glenlivet and Inveravon News Group

Welcome to THISTLEdown

Your local independent newspaper for Glenlivet and Inveravon published every March, June, September and December.

THISTLEdown covers a very large area including Marypark, Cragganmore, The Braes of Glenlivet, Ballindalloch and Glennrinnes and Tomintoul.

Read our latest articles online here:

Download the THISTLEdown taster .pdf here


Over the Farm Gate book and Seasons of Glenlivet notelets for sale

GLENLIVET ESTATE - An uncertain future? Facebook page link


Loneliest Graveyard in the N.East

We support One Brick at aTime

Our next THISTLEdown with be published on 2nd September 2017. Deadline is Wednesday July 26th.

  • Are you planning any events?
  • Are you a budding writer or artist?
  • Have you a property or item to sell?
  • Are you looking for property to rent?
  • Do you have an interesting photograph?

We are always pleased to receive articles, poems, photos, or fund-raising news etc.

THISTLEdown is published by The Independent Glenlivet & Inveravon Newsgroup. Views and comments expressed in letters and articles are not necessariy the views of the group, who reserve the right to refuse to publish and also to edit letters and articles received. 

For a very reasonable fee you can receive THISTLEdown by post, locally or overseas.
Contact us with your details or query here

THISTLEdown is available from a wide range of outlets stretching from Tomintoul to Aberlour.

  • Tomnavoulin Post Office
  • Glenlivet Community Surgery
  • Glenlivet Post Office
  • Tomintoul Visitor Information Centre & Museum (Summer season)
  • Tomintoul Post Office and Shop
  • Highland Market, Tomintoul
  • Ballindalloch Shop
  • Marypark Post Office
  • G. McIntosh, Butcher, Dufftown
  • Cost Cutter, Dufftown
  • Aberlour Veterinary Centre
  • Cattanach Newsagent, Aberlour
  • The Croft Inn, Glenlivet

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