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Grouse industry fears for the future of rural Scotland

Major changes proposed for the operation of Scotland’s grouse moors have not been economically assessed and could deliver a hugely damaging blow to rural Scotland,...

Brash McKelvie – The lost treasures of the woodshed

Scottish Field's online columnist Brash McKelvie found some old friends during a look in the woodshed. Here are the cast of characters that share the...
Imandeep Kaur, co-founder of Impact Hub in Birmingham

More to SPECTRA than the light fantastic

The return of SPECTRA, Scotland’s Festival of Light, to Aberdeen’s city centre in February this year has been met with huge excitement. With a line-up...
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Sir David Attenborough to speak at Scots charity dinner

Musician Nicola Benedetti will perform at the Hunter Foundation’s charity dinner with Sir David Attenborough and 80s Scottish pop sensations Hue and Cry next month....
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Weekend highlights from Celtic Connections

Europe’s largest winter music festival, Celtic Connections, is continuing in Glasgow. Running until 2 February, the festival sees over 2,000 musicians from all over the...

An Inspector Calls at a Scottish theatre this spring

JB Priestley’s classic thriller An Inspector Calls is coming to Scotland this year. PW Productions will bring the full cast of the UK and Ireland...

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...