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Scot to row the Atlantic in bid to raise £250,000 for charity

A Scottish businessman is set to row the Atlantic in a bid to raise £250,000 for charity. Robbie Laidlaw, from Gullane, East Lothian, will be...

8 out of ten bats: Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin present Highland wildlife show

Television presenters Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin are presenting a new wildlife show live from the Highlands. The pair are hosting a week of autumn...
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The big picture: Ron Lawson opens new solo exhibition

Ron Lawson, one of Scotland’s most renowned contemporary artists will be painting something a little bit different for his largest exhibition. Born in 1960, Perthshire...

Mystery surrounds disappearance of painting from Kinloch Castle

A 19th-century painting is thought to have been stolen from Kinloch Castle on Rum. Steam Yacht ‘Rhouma I’ by Charles Dixon (1872–1934) was reported missing...
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Scotland’s most remote nightclub to open in Ullapool

Scotland’s most remote nightclub is set to open in Ullapool. The new community-centric club night series, baile/baile, will take place at The Ceilidh Place Venue,...
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Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle starts this month

The second series of Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle starts this month.  Across the new series Ben will visit 12 islands, starting with Arran...

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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...
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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...