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Edinburgh’s ‘Digital Diwali’ marks ‘triumph of light’

EDINBURGH'S Diwali celebrations are moving online this year, with two hours of dance and music kicking off at 5pm on Sunday. The programme includes music...
The Crown S4. Picture shows: Prince Philip (TOBIAS MENZIES), Princess Margaret (HELENA BONHAM CARTER), Queen Elizabeth II (OLIVIA COLMAN), Queen Mother (MARION BAILEY), Prince Charles (JOSH O CONNOR) and Princess Anne (ERIN DOHERTY). Filming Location: Rothiemurchus, Scotland

Scotland stars in The Crown series four

SERIES four of The Crown begins streaming on Netflix on Sunday, with locations throughout Scotland starring once more in the television show. Estates including Ardverikie,...
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What is ‘slow fashion’ and why is it on the rise?

Patrick Birkbeck, managing director at Perthshire department store House of Bruar, examines the return of 'slow fashion'. THE term "slow fashion" is generally seen as...

Theatres to commission new musicals

SINGERS Barbara Dickson and Ricky Ross have joined a selection panel to find the next great Scottish musicals. Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Edinburgh's Capital Theatres...

Online bookshop helps local stores

AN ONLINE bookshop has raised more than £122,000 for local bookshops. Bookshop.org donates most of its profits to bookshops, authors, and other groups involved in...

Fundraising to mark poppy’s 100th year

A YEAR-LONG fundraising initiative is being launched ahead of the 100th anniversary of the poppy's launch. Poppyscotland will mark the centenary of the symbol in...

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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...
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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...
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...
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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...