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Show your love for Glencoe this Valentine’s Day

The National Trust for Scotland is asking people to show their love for Glencoe this February by giving a Hug of Heather. This new campaign...
The Ferret eventually foundered in fog off the tip of southern Australia

The Scot who committed high seas robbery

When con artist extraordinaire James Henderson vanished with a Clyde steamship, it was just the warm-up act for a drama played out across four continents...

Her creative talents are good on paper

Using everything from old books to teabag paper, Isabell Buenz is taking origami to a whole new level. Creating art and fashion from paper was...

The life and crimes of Dame Sue Black

Dame Sue Black is the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement at Lancaster University. From 2005 to 2018, she was Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at...
Jayne Emery from Bridge of Earn

Jayne needs help to reach triathlon finals

A few years ago, Jayne Emery from Bridge of Earn, didn't go swimming because she didn't have the ability. Tonight, The Kirkstyle Inn is hosting...
A replica of the Hector, a ship that carried displaced Highlanders to North America.

The long walk to freedom after the Clearances

The Highland Clearances forced many to make desperate journeys in search of a new life. This is the inspiring story of one of them. More...

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...