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Eleven recipients for New Writers Awards 2021

The Scottish Book Trust has revealed the recipients of New Writers Awards 2021. The group of 11 in the New Writers Awards 2021 are a...
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall was one of the venues used [Photo: Gaelle Berri]

Celtic Connections online a huge success

The digital-first Celtic Connections festival has been hailed as a great success with an abundance of international viewers and unprecedented number of tickets sold. The...

Shetland firm makes Scotland’s first lamb biltong

A COMPANY on Shetland is launching a range of biltong - including Scotland's first lamb biltong. J&G Shetland, which owns Sound service station, will start...

East Haugh House launches Valentine’s Day dine at home box

A RESTAURANT near Pitlochry has launched the first dine at home experience in its 32-year history. East Haugh House's "Valentine's Dinner Box for Two" contains...

Danny MacAskill is ‘Doing the Dubhs’

CYCLIST Danny MacAskill has released his latest video - riding down the legendary Dubh Slabs on the edge of the Cuillins on Skye. https://youtu.be/4Ym2F-tHdkk In...

Inverness serves up ‘ice pancakes’

A RARE phenomenon has been spotted on the River Ness. "Ice pancakes" have been seen floating in Inverness. Chris Conroy, river director of Ness District...

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...