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Are you a business in the Scottish countryside?

Businesses throughout the Scottish countryside are being encouraged to nominate themselves in the 2019 Scottish Rural Awards. The ultimate benchmark of success in Scotland's countryside, the...
The Galloway Country Fair's dog and duck show

Galloway Country Fair was another palpable hit

Thousands of visitors descended on the picturesque Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate from across the region and beyond for the recent Galloway Country Fair. WestSound...
Heather Mitchell as Laura in VENT, the 2017 production by the Scottish Youth Theatre

The search is on for Scotland’s young theatre talent

Scottish Youth Theatre are touring Scotland over the next couple of months to recruit talented young artists. Following a critically acclaimed performance by this year’s...
Scotland Street School, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

School reunion at Mackintosh’s last major Glasgow work

A school reunion with a difference is taking place in Glasgow this weekend. A ‘playground medley’ of school songs performed by the Govan Allsorts Choir...

Celebrating Romans in Scotland and the Antonine Wall

A celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the inscription of an ancient Roman landmark in Scotland will take place next month. The Resdiscovering the...
Elaine Wyllie, The Daily Mile founder, (back centre) and Jennifer Stewart, secretary and chief executive of the Lonach Highland and Friendly Society (back 2nd from right) with Lonach Highlanders and The Daily Lonach Mile participants

Another hugely successful Lonach Gathering

The sights and sounds of one of Scotland’s most iconic Highland Games filled the Aberdeenshire valley of Strathdon last weekend as the annual Lonach Highland...

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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...