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Spey

(spā), river, c.105 mi (170 km) long, rising in the Mondhliath Mts., NE Scotland, and flowing generally NE through the Moray Firth to the North Sea. The river is rapid and unnavigable. There are important salmon fisheries on the lower Spey. Water from the river is used in the manufacture of many of the famous Speyside whiskies.

Spey

a river in E Scotland, flowing generally northeast through the Grampian Mountains to the Moray Firth: salmon fishing; parts of the surrounding area (Speyside) are famous for whisky distilleries. Length: 172 km (107 miles)
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A thing of beauty is a joy forever and it brought to mind that trip to the Aberlour beat on the River Spey, for such was the stage for the drama that follows.
Like her four sister ships HMS Forth, HMS Medway, HMS Trent and HMS Tamar, which are all either under construction or preparing for sea trials, HMS Spey will be built at Govan before she is transferred to the Scotstoun yard, where she will be fitted out for operations.
The company later issued a follow up statement saying it was beginning a formal consultation shortly with staff and their representatives at the Young's Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites to explore proposals and possible options for the facilities.
The three year contract sees Michael Owen become the global ambassador for Spey Whisky, already an established brand in the Far East - especially Taiwan - as Spey seeks to further establish itself in China and across South East Asia generally where Owen is well known and much admired.
Ajmol Alom at Belfast Airport during a Langdon Park School trip to Northern Ireland, left, and Metropolitan police search for clues, right, in Spey Street, Poplar, after the 16-year-old was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack
Despite its recent revival, the historic Spey has been in production since 1770 but lost the distilling element of the business at the turn of the 19th Century.
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This is probably because you're never far from a distillery - especially in the region of Spey side which boasts over 50 estates dotted around the River Spey.
Emergency services were called by passersby who spotted flames coming from the home in Grantown on Spey at about 6.
The 17-year-old boys died on Friday night after their car left the road and crashed into trees on the Forres-Gran-town on Spey road in Moray.
This month the company is introducing a premium Spey Valley Smokehouse smoked salmon, the result of 18 months of work on a brief to create the best smoked salmon money can buy, said the firm.
The reel will also work for fly-fishers wanting a large arbor reel for their spey rod.