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Calls to ‘care for the countryside’ this Christmas

SCOTTISH Land & Estates (SLE) - which represents farmers, land managers and rural businesses - has called on Christmas walkers to take litter home, not...
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Christmas recycling – an easy guide

IT'S a question that will plague hundreds of households this afternoon - can I recycle my Christmas crackers? Fortunately, recycling firm Biffa has come up...

Christmas Day reading suggestions from Scottish Field

IF YOU'RE looking for stories to read today to brighten up your Christmas then we've got plenty of great ideas for you. If you haven't...

Soul Food Sisters serves nearly 1,000 meals in Glasgow

SOUL Food Sisters, a social enterprise in Glasgow, is set to serve almost 1,000 meals over Christmas to people in need in the city. The...
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Visitors flock to nature reserves and urban green spaces

MORE than one million visitors have flocked to Scotland's national nature reserves this year, while use of urban green spaces is also up, according to...

Whisky auction raises cash for hospitality workers

A WHISKY auction begins today to raise money for The Ben, the charity that supports people working in Scotland's hospitality industry. Rare bottles going under...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...