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Silvy Weatherall show comes to Dumfries

SCOTTISH artist Silvy Weatherall has a new exhibition, "Broken Journeys", opening next week at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. Weatherall describes herself as "a hater...

Hamilton & Inches launches first recycled gold range

JEWELLERY chain Hamilton & Inches has launched its first collection made from recycled 18-carat solid yellow gold. The "Gold Luna" collection, which was made at...

Farming and crofting families offered support

CROFTERS and livestock farmers in Caithness, Stranraer, and Ullapool are being offered help to grow their profits. The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) and...

Feeding call as National Red Squirrel Week looms

IF YOU live in an area with red squirrels then keep feeding them during the autumn and winter. That's the message from the Red Squirrel...

Groups warn over ‘Hunting With Dogs’ Bill

COUNTRYSIDE groups have warned Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) about "unintended consequences" from the Hunting With Dogs (Scotland) Bill that's making its way through...

Beaver burrows, cycling, and nurseries among CivTech winners

DETECTING beaver burrows, promoting cycle routes, and securing nursery places are just some of the tasks being solved with technology under the latest "CivTech" challenge....

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...
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...