Tinderbox Collective playing Hidden Door 2017 at a restored venue (Photo: Chris Scott)

Hidden Door looks to secure festival’s future funding

Alternative arts festival Hidden Door is issuing a final rallying call for support to secure its future. The campaign has already raised over £20,000 through...
Pupils from St Marys Primary School in Maxwelton ,Paisley visit Paisley :The Secret Collection a new Museum Resource Archive based on the High Street.

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High street museum just misses out on award

Industry leaders have praised Paisley: The Secret Collection after it just missed out on the Cultural Project of the Year Award at the 2018 Architects’...

Discover the Scot whose name is on the moon

James Gregory was the Scot who invented the reflecting telescope, discovered infinite series and made huge mathematical advances - all before the age of 30....

Meet the finalists of the Scottish Rural Awards

The Scottish Rural Awards are delighted to announce the finalists in the fifth annual awards. A set of 11 categories were open for nominations between...

The Bodyguard offers one moment in time to remember

Turning hit films into musicals seems to be de rigeur at present. The Lion King, Shrek, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Dirty Dancing, to name...

Islands will be the trends in kitchens for 2019

Open plan kitchens continue to dominate kitchen designs where there’s space, with the majority of refurbishments and new builds opting for a kitchen that combines...



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...