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One of the sculptures which has been lain on the ground

Art trail going the way of nature – as its creator planned

A unique Cairngorms sculpture trail is slowly losing its works of art – just as the artist intended. The Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail hosts an...

Scotch Whisky Action Fund backing six projects

The Scotch Whisky Action Fund has announced the six projects that it will be supporting over the coming year as part of the industry’s ongoing...

Prominent printmakers’ work on show

A wide-ranging exhibition featuring examples from some of the most prominent printmakers in Britain during the 20th century is opening next week. The Power of...

Billy Connolly discusses his life in documentary

An intimate, deeply personal and funny portrait of Scotland's legendary comedian Billy Connolly is now available to buy. Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland is a...
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Bid to save historic island castle is rejected

An application for asset transfer of A listed Kinloch Castle from the current owner, Scottish Natural Heritage, has been rejected. The Kinloch Castle Friends Association...

Sights set on the Old Man of Hoy – despite being blind

From the moment he watched the televised ascent of the Old Man of Hoy, Red Széll vowed that he too would stand atop Europe’s tallest...

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...