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Borders Book Festival unveils August shows

ACTIVIST and entrepreneur Jeremiah Emmanuel, broadcaster and novelist Sally Magnusson, and author and ex-bishop Richard Holloway are among the writers appearing as part of the...

Nevis Range extends bike partnership

THE Nevis Range Mountain Experience has extended its commercial partnership with Trek Bikes for another year. As part of the deal, Trek will continue to...

Report reveals Scottish birds’ epic journeys

A TINY bird's 11,000 kilometre flight from the Isle of Rum to Argentina has been revealed in a new report from the British Trust for...

Old favourites with new ideas as firms continue to reopen

SCOTLAND'S tourism and hospitality businesses are continuing to bounce back from the coronavirus lockdown, with old favourites returning with new ideas to cope with physical...

Inverness named top city for newlyweds

THE Highland capital has been crowed as the best city in the UK for newlyweds thanks to its large number of create spaces and low...

River Tweed route comes step closer

PLANS to launch a tourist route along the River Tweed have taken a step forward after Borders environmental charity Tweed Forum appointed Luke Fisher as...

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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...