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A close call

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has paid tribute to quick acting gamekeepers for helping bring a croft fire under control close to last year’s devastating wildfire...
Edinburgh charity project Vintage Vibes launches phone-based service to help vulnerable over-60s cope with self-isolation.

A biscuit and a Blether

With the Corona virus lockdown causing a spike in loneliness, particularly amongst the retired population, Edinburgh charity project Vintage Vibes has launched a phone-based service...

Taking the well-trodden path to the veg patch

Archie Hume of A Hume Country Clothing on falling for gardening in your middle years. It would be true to say that in my case,...

The May 2020 edition of Scottish Field is available

With the country in lockdown with the coronavirus outbreak, the May edition of Scottish Field is now available, to keep you company through these trying...

Poets compete to complete April Writing Challenge

With everybody stuck indoors for the foreseeable, many are seeking new, interesting, and accessible ways to fight loneliness and engage their brains during these difficult...
Gary Smith, BBC Scotland head of news and current affairs (Photo: BBC Scotland / Alan Peebles)

How the BBC continues to bring us the news

Reporting on a pandemic while trying to keep staff safe is a huge challenge. With Scotland in lockdown with the coronavirus, we all want to...

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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...