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Digging deep into Scotland’s Mesolithic past

An archaeological excavation took place in Aberdeenshire over the weekend. The Marr area committee agreed to award £1990 in November 2018 in grant funding to...

How many of these Scots words do you know?

Do you know your napper from your hochs?  The first comprehensive survey of the Scots language in over 60 years is taking place - and...
7. Surrounded by water

The appliance of science for new exhibition

A large-scale, outdoor photography exhibition showcasing the impact humans have on planet Earth has been unveiled at The Scottish Parliament. Curated by Edinburgh Science Festival,...
Dalguise House in Perthshire

A celebration of Potter’s proud past in Perthshire

World famous children’s author Beatrix Potter is perhaps more associated with England’s Lake District than the wilderness of Scotland. But it was a string of...
Pop Up Opera

All the arts in ten days at one Scottish festival

The city of Perth is ready to welcome both international names and the hottest emerging Scottish talent from the world of music, arts and culture...
Chairman of the board of NTS trustees Sir Moir Lockhead

NTS looking for new board of trustees members

Members of the National Trust for Scotland are being offered the opportunity to apply to join the election process for the charity’s board of trustees....

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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...