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A hillwalker enjoying the view over Loch Maree from the mountain trail at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (Photo: Lorne Gill/SNH)

Walkers: Check for deer stalkers before hitting the hills

Hillwalkers are being encouraged to check online for deer stalking information before setting out during the busiest part of the season. Scottish Natural Heritage (manages...
Charles William Train's Victoria Cross can be seen in the Regimental Museum

Names that make London Scottish Regiment so proud

With a long history, the London Scottish Regiment has more than contributed to society with its former members. A fundraising campaign to raise £7million to...
Mounzer has moved From Syria to Scotland (Photo: Caledonia TV)

Changing their lives – from Syria to the Isle of Bute

The real life stories of people who escaped from war-torn Syria to settle in Scotland are to be told on television. From Syria to Scotland...

Hen harrier chicks satellite tagged this summer

RSPB’s Hen Harrier LIFE project has fitted more than 10 young hen harriers with satellite tags in Scotland this summer. The EU LIFE funded project...
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Contemporary home constructed with local materials

A striking contemporary home in a beautiful location is now available for sale. Sealladh Na Beinn was constructed in 2008 in Garth, Fortingall, Aberfeldy, using...

Experience more Scots history at Kinneil House

Members of the public will have more access to historic Kinneil House in Bo’ness, thanks to Historic Environment Scotland. HES has increased access to Kinneil...

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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...