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Enterprising and innovative firms are wanted

Forward-thinking companies who are showing innovative thinking are being sought. The 2019 Scottish Rural Awards are searching for Scottish firms to enter the Rural Enterprise...

Entries sought for visual arts mentoring award

Visual Arts Scotland is now accepting entries for its 2019 Inches Carr Mentoring Award. They are looking to hear from early to mid career makers,...
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Stress isn’t just for humans – it affects dogs too

We all experience stress and anxiety at certain stages of our life - but not everyone appreciates that our dogs are just as vulnerable to...

Athletes crossed Scotland from Coast to Coast

Nearly 2000 athletes travels from coast to coast in Scotland at the weekend. They were taking part in Coast to Coast, Rat Race Adventure Sports'...

Diverse business is the aim of this award

Scottish businesses that move with the times and branch out into new areas are being sought. Nominations are wanted for the 2019 Scottish Rural Awards,...

Tony takes on new post as head of business

A new head of business has been appointed by rural business organisation Scottish Land & Estates. Tony Stevenson has joined the organisation following an association...

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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...