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Warwick Davis and Adam Meldrum, who uses CHAS (Photo: Lesley Martin)

Peter Capaldi helps raise thousands for CHAS

Scots actor Peter Capaldi helped to raise thousands of pounds for charity at the weekend. Capital Sci-Fi Con – Edinburgh’s not-for-profit sci-fi, movie and pop...
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Old cobblers: bad things happen to good brogues

Archie Hume of A Hume Country Clothing discusses the enduring relationship between a man and his brogues. The day arrives in every man’s life when...

Search and rescue dogs to benefit from Rural Awards

The Scottish Rural Awards are delighted to announce their 2019 charity partner - Search & Rescue Dog Association Scotland (SARDA Scotland). SARDA Scotland is a...
Andy Scott in his studio

There’s more horse power to the Kelpies’ creator

The Scottish sculptor behind the Kelpies has masterminded the design of an equally unique silver equine chess set. Sparks fly and there’s a whiff of...
ACtor Tim Olyphant in the San Clarita Diet (Photo: Netflix)

10 fascinating facts about Clan Oliphant

If you're a member of Clan Oliphant, here's 10 essential facts you need to know. Our bluffer's guide brings you 10 handy bits of trivia...
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Five great places to take your dog for a walk

Wrap up warm and embrace those chilly winter days by taking your pooch to one of our readers’ favourite dog walking spots. We've asked our...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
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...