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Mountaineering Scotland Awards winners unveiled

THE winners of this year's Mountaineering Scotland Awards have been named. The Mountaineering Scotland Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Ian Rendall, of...

Clan Grant portraits go on display

TWO portraits of members of Clan Grant have gone on display at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The oil paintings by Richard Waitt...

Recreating Scotland’s stained-glass windows

RESEARCHER want to commission an artist to reproduce Scotland's stained-glass windows. Most of Scotland's stained-glass windows in churches were destroyed during the Reformation in 1560....
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The Peaky Blinders head to Edinburgh with Rambert Dance

A LEADING contemporary dance company is preparing to take its show, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, to Edinburgh. Following sell-out performances in Birmingham...

Move from research to conservation to save migrating birds

SCIENTISTS want efforts to shift from research to conservation in order to save migrating birds. Species under threat include cuckoos, swifts, and turtle doves, as...

Growing Future Assets contest unveils finalists

NINE teams from throughout Scotland have made it through to the finals of the Growing Future Assets Competition on 9 March. The contest is designed...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
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Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...