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V&A Dundee launches 'The Dundee Raincoat ' – a collaboration between designer Kerrie Aldo, Halley Stevensons stocked exclusively at V&A Dundee
Museum, manufacturer and modern maker unite.

Designed and handcrafted by KerrieALDO. The Dundee Raincoat pairs artisan skills and attention to detail with the original performance fabric, waxed cotton.
Established in 1864, Halley Stevensons have been innovating textiles and manufacturing waxed cotton in Dundee for generations and are the experts in getting you Home & Dry.
This is V&A Dundee’s first limited-edition fashion collaboration, inspired by the city’s innovation, creativity and resilience.

V&A creates the ‘Dundee Raincoat’

THE Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum's Dundee branch has teamed up with designer Kerrie Alexander and textile firm Halley Stevensons to create the "Dundee Raincoat"....

Finalists unveiled for Scots Language Awards

VOTING has opened in the finals of the Scots Language Awards 2020. Celebrations will begin on Friday 23 October with an online evening performance by...

How to enjoy Scotland’s restaurants – at home

SCOTLAND'S restaurants are switching back to deliveries, takeaways and other at-home options in the face of the latest coronavirus restrictions. Chef Paul Wedgwood, who runs...

Complex picture for Scots’ butterflies

WARM summers are the likely cause of an increase in Scotland's butterfly population - but there's a mix picture across its species. The latest Scottish...

A Week in Whisky: Home delivery continues

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up what's been going down in the whisky scene in Scotland and beyond. Holyrood Distillery in Edinburgh may be having to shut its...

Rugby referee helps farmers to ‘go green’

RUGBY referee Nigel Owens has teamed up with Barclays Bank to help farmers cut their carbon dioxide emissions. Owens, who farms cattle at Pontyberem in...

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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...
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...
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...