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Buglife survey shows 28% drop in Scotland’s flying insects

CONSERVATION charity Buglife today reports a 28% plunge in the number of flying insects spotted in Scotland over the past 18 years. The group's 2021...

Scottish forests join The Queen’s Green Canopy

TWENTY-ONE of Scotland's ancient forests and 19 of its ancient trees have been selected to join The Queen’s Green Canopy. The woodlands are among 70...

‘Dig for Victory’ at National Museum of Flight events

VISITORS will be "digging for victory" this Sunday at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune in East Lothian. The museum, which is based...

Highlands and islands to star at Royal Highland Show

NEXT month's Royal Highland Show will promote businesses from the Highlands and islands as the event celebrates its bicentenary. The inaugural show took place in...

Lanarkshire butcher scoops UK title

A BUTCHER'S shop in North Lanarkshire has been crowned the "Best in Britain". S Collins & Son in Muirhead was named as Britain's best butcher's...

Eilidh’s trust helps young musicians with £50,000 fund

YOUNG musicians will benefit from a £50,000 funding scheme set up in memory of 14-year-old piper Eilidh MacLeod from Barra, who was killed in 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...