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Two Scottish sites on world geology list

TWO sites in Scotland have been included in a list of the world's most-impressive geology. Siccar Point near Dunbar and the Moine thrust belt in...

‘Punk rocker’ waxwings land in Scotland

EXPERTS are predicting a bumper winter for waxwings as the "punk rocker" birds return to Scotland. The pinkish birds are about the size of a...

Great Borders River Clean makes a splash this weekend

THE Great Borders River Clean returns this weekend for its biannual litter-pick along the region's waterways. The event has grown to become the largest simultaneous...

‘Dàna: Scotland’s Wild Side’ returns to BBC Alba

ADVENTURER Coinneach Rankin returns to BBC Alba tonight for a second series of "Dàna: Scotland’s Wild Side". The rock climber and runner will climb some...

Buglife Scotland launches ‘Guardians of our Rivers’

INSECT charity Buglife Scotland has unveiled its "Guardians of our Rivers" project to monitor life in Scotland's burns. Members of the public will be trained...
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Schools news round-up: Glenalmond, Belhaven Hill, and more

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up the latest news from Scotland's schools. GLENALMOND College in Perthshire has unveiled a countryside management course accredited by the Business & Technology...

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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...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

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...