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You can make a splash and Go Swim Loch Lomond

A packed programme of open water swimming events for all ages and experience levels is top take place at Loch Lomond. Durty Events, organisers of...

Joyce has gone from River City to playing the King

Scots actress Joyce Falconer, born and raised in Torry, Aberdeen, has had a wonderfully varied career. She has played Elvis in the Edinburgh festival -...
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The top ten riots on the streets of Scotland

Scotland’s history is peppered with tales of uprising and unrest, many of which have ended in bloodshed. These are Scottish Field’s top ten riots. 1....

Funnyman Fred MacAulay on his love of laughter

Fred MacAulay has been keeping us entertained for well over 20 years, as a comedian, radio presenter and chat show host. Originally from Perth, he...

The bronzed beauties hailing from the Black Isle

Farquhar Laing has sculpture in his genes and with the recent successes of his casting business it seems he may also have bronze in his...

Where is the best home in the north of Scotland?

Judges are considering three houses in the North of the country as the next contenders for Scotland’s Home of the Year. Last night, BBC Scotland...

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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...