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Our property expert answers all your questions

When we’re renovating our homes, or buying and selling them, we all have questions. Scottish Field has, on hand, Ewan M. White, who provides impartial,...
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Celtic Connections comes to an end this weekend

Europe’s largest winter music festival, Celtic Connections, comes to an end this weekend. The event closes on Sunday 2 February and has seen over 2,000...
David Littlewood (left) of Banchory’s Tor Na Coille Hotel, presents the trophy to Lawrence Ross, chairman of the Dee Board

Robson Green to cast off 2020 River Dee fishing season

Anglers from across the globe will be casting their hopes on winning a coveted trophy recognising the best catch on the River Dee. The new...

Arts and science combine in a plastic exhibition

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh is hosting an exhibition to encourage us to thing more about plastic. A collaboration between art and science, Think...

Su Pollard brings acclaimed role back to Scotland

An eighties TV icon is returning to Scotland this spring, as part of an extensive UK tour. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe...

A celebration of visual theatre with Manipulate

A visual theatre festival is taking place in the capital this weekend. Edinburgh’s Manipulate will feature puppetry, physical/visual theatre, animated film, dance and circus journeys,...

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...