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The latest weekend bag from Gandys – tried and tested

We try and test the new Gandys Large Dusty Terrain Waxed Weekend Bag. WHAT IS IT? Large sand waxed weekend bag. RRP £119.99. www.gandyslondon.com I WANT IT...

Variety takes to the stage with Allan Stewart

Scottish showbiz veteran Allan Stewart is back later this month for another Big Big Variety Show. Promising the best in entertainment and the biggest laughs...
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Discover the Scots golf courses in the top 100

The World’s Top 100 Golf Courses have been revealed by golfscape - and Scotland features strongly at the top of the life. golfscape, an online...

Charity donation boosts My Name’5 Doddie Foundation

A Scottish invitation 7s and 10s rugby team kept it in the sporting family for a charity donation at the weekend. Projecx Waterboys held the...

New talent will be showcased at Scots poetry festival

Scotland's International Poetry Festival will be bursting with new talent and future stars this year. StAnza has always been the perfect place to hear new...
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Discover secrets of the grave robbers – and more

A new resource that allows people to delve easily for the first time into the fascinating world of medical history - including rare photographic collections...

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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...
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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...