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Hotel’s special offer to former Flybe staff

An award-winning Scottish hotel is doing its bit to help Flybe airline staff who have lost their jobs after the airline went out of business....

Borders Art Fair to highlight value of visual arts

The Borders Art Fair is taking place this weekend in Kelso. The importance of the visual arts in encouraging curiosity, debate, creative thinking and innovation...

Winners of Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS announced

The achievements of the country’s top land-based and aquaculture trainees were celebrated  at Lantra Scotland’s 18th and biggest ever learner of the year awards, the...
Artefacts at May Morris -Art and Life (Photo: John Preece)

Just over a week left to visit May Morris exhibition

The first-ever Scottish exhibition about the work of May Morris is closing next week. Being held at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Art & Life tells...
Zara Janjua

Leading Scotswomen feature on Ask For More podcast

An inspirational podcast series featuring star-studded Scots are lining up for International Women’s Day 2020. The second series of the Ask For More podcast with...

Meet the Wicker Man from the south of Scotland

Working with willow enables Trevor Leat to weave his magic and create stunning sculptural works of art. From giant sculptural pieces to the ancient craft...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
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...
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...