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Scottish beaver strategy unveiled

LANDOWNERS and conservationists have today unveiled a joint beaver strategy. More than 50 organisations contributed to Scotland’s Beaver Strategy 2022-2045, with a Scottish Beaver Advisory...

Book Festival sends ‘Outriders’ on their way

FOUR Scottish writers are teaming up with a quartet of their European contemporaries for Edinburgh International Book Festival's third "Outriders" project. The programme was launched...

Moomins land on Tiree tomorrow for Sea Change Film Festival

THE island of Tiree will welcome back the Sea Change Film Festival tomorrow to celebrate female filmmakers - and the Moomins. The festival begins with...

Glasgow Cathedral Festival tunes up for launch

GLASGOW Cathedral Festival returns to the Dear Green Place's oldest building on 29 September for its sixth season. The festival, which runs until 2 October,...

Scottish Opera goes back to the 70s for autumn tour

SINGERS from Scottish Opera are preparing to step back in time to the 1970s for their autumn tour, which starts on Thursday. Four performers from...

Queen’s funeral to be shown in Holyrood Park today

THE Queen's funeral will be shown live today on a giant screen in Holyrood Park, next to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The ceremony...

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...