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A new face joins Scottish Land and Estates

Scottish Land & Estates has appointed a new adviser to its policy team to further enhance services to members and engagement with government and stakeholders....

Put yourself in the picture for image restoration

Scots with old photos are being urged to enter a competition to have them digitally restored and colourised. CEWE is calling on those with black...

Get ready for a splash of art at Spring Fling

A family friendly event aimed at bringing out creative talent of young visitors is set to take place. Spring Fling is Scotland’s premier visual art...

A new double bill from Scottish Dance Theatre

Scottish Dance Theatre is to present a new production as part of a double bill next month. Renowned choreographer Emanuel Gat creates new work The...

Exciting future ahead as Galashiels regeneration gets underway

Work on creating the Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor attraction will herald the next development in the regeneration of Galashiels. Stirling-based Ogilvie Construction has been...
Runners will head to Arran this weekend

Two day adventure run is back for the second year

Runners will be heading to the Isle of Arran this weekend. Rat race Adventure Sports is back with the Ultra Tour of Arran (UTA), a...

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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...