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Ukraine fundraising efforts around Scotland

COMMUNITIES throughout Scotland are continuing to raise funds for people affected by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In Fraserburgh, a concert held last Saturday raised more...

Platinum jubilee display unveiled for Holyroodhouse

JEWELS from the Queen’s personal collection will be displayed this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh as part of the platinum jubilee celebrations....
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A week in whisky: Friday the 13th special

Peter Ranscombe returns with his light-hearted weekly round-up of what's happening with whisky - and his first column has a distinctly supernatural feel to it…...

Strathallan student lands offer from NYU

STRATHALLAN School pupil Thandi Seronga has been offered a place to read liberal studies at New York University. The 17 year old from Tanzania, who...

UHI Inverness art students’ showcase begins tomorrow

ART students at the University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI) Inverness College will see their work go on show to the public tomorrow. Isla...

Petroc Trelawny listeners go from Black Isle to Mull

PRESENTER Petroc Trelawny will take his BBC Radio 3 breakfast show listeners on an auditory journey next month from the Black Isle to Mull. The...

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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...