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A vet checking the microchip of cat in a clinic (Photo: Lucky Business / Shutterstock)

Cat campaign over reportable road accidents

A UK wide campaign group is aiming to have road incidents involving cats made a reportable offence in Scotland. As well as this, they want...
National Museums Scotland curator of Invertebrate Biology Fiona Ware, with one of her specimens (Photo: National Museums Scotland)

New exhibition celebrates Scotland’s marine life

To celebrate Visit Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters, a new display will highlight the unique beauty and significance of Scotland’s marine life. Open now,...

Scottish public values its iconic heather moorlands

Scotland’s bonnie purple heather is one of the country’s most characteristic habitats with heather, berries and grassland accounting for around 50 per cent of all...

Scottish Rural Awards postponed due to Corona virus

The yearly celebration of Scottish rural community spirit will be postponed for the first time in its six year history due to the corona virus...

Play that funky music – in a classic vehicle

A DJ booth with a difference, the FunkWagen camper is certainly going places. From scale models on key rings to popping up on coffee mugs...
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Artists and makers invited to sign up for event

Applications are being invited from artists and makers to take part in Perthshire Open Studios (POS) 2020. The organisers say it’s important to sign up...

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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...