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The scares are stacking up this Halloween

The pancake pioneers Stack & Still, who opened their third pancake branch in Glasgow last weekend, announced details of their seasonal Halloween stacks and its...

Jim Clark Museum welcomes 10,000th fans

A couple from Stirling were the 10,000th visitors to the new Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in Duns last week. Moira (60) and Colin (61) McNicol...
A cross-side of the stone (Photo: HES)

Fundraising bid to restore 1200 year old Pictish stone

A crowdfunding campaign has today been launched for the repair and conservation of a rare Pictish stone. The previously unknown carved Pictish cross-slab was recently...
Poet Niall O'Gallagher

Capturing Glasgow’s Gaelic spirit on canvas

Alexander Moffat is set to capture Gaelic culture and what it means to contemporary Glasgow at this year's Mod. The distinguished Scottish painter has been...

Two rare Macallan Lalique sell for £100K+ each

Two rare bottles of one of the world’s most sought-after whiskies sold at auction in Edinburgh for over £100,000 each. Two bottles of the Macallan...

Twins’ fuse nature and art for some projected glory

A stunning fusion of nature, art and technology in Glencoe have made illuminating subject matter for Edinburgh-based projectionists Double Take. It may not be unusual...

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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...