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Strathallan School swimmer and coach go to Olympics

A SWIMMER and his coach from Strathallan School will represent Great Britain at this summer's European Youth Olympic Festival. Evan Davidson and Strathallan’s head of...

Beira ‘Dressed To Kilt’ in Great Gatsby mansion

SCOTTISH clothing brand Beira will take part in the "Dressed to Kilt" charity fashion show on Long Island in New York on Saturday. The theme...

Dundee becomes ‘Beanotown’

DUNDEE has been transformed into "Beanotown" for a week, with a Hollywood-style sign on the Law. The sign is part of the Dundee Summer (Bash)...
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Galloway Country Fair: performing pigs and leaping sheep

THE Galloway Country Fair will include "performing pigs, fence leaping sheep, beautiful birds of prey, and dogs of all kinds", according to its organisers. Events...

Sunscreen, shade, and sunset walkies

VETS are advising owners to stick to "sunscreen, shade, and sunset walkies" during the heatwave. Owners are advised not to take their dogs for a...

Sea pool aims to put Arbroath back on the map

PLANS for a sea pool aim to promote Arbroath as a holiday destination once more. The Angus town hosted vast numbers of visitors from the...

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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...