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A porpoise being flipped into the air by a bottlenose dolphin in the Moray Firth (Photo: Jamie Muny)

Shocking shots as dolphins attack in Scottish waters

Two dolphin attacks on Scottish harbour porpoises have been recorded by photographers - a rare sight in British waters. Researchers at Sea Watch Foundation, a...
Competitors at the first Cape Wrath Ultra, pictured in 2016 (Photo: Ian Corless)

Cape Wrath Ultra is all set to get underway

Almost 200 runners will set off on Sunday (May 20) in the Scottish Highlands for the extreme Cape Wrath Ultra Race 2018. The 190 participants...
The audience enjoys a captivating performance from a Dunbar artist (photo: Coastword)

The word is out for this year’s Coastword Festival

A celebration of words comes to the east coast this weekend, in the form of CoastWord Festival. Offering a collection of spoken word performances, music...
Whitelee Windfarm will host a new race event

Race event comes to biggest onshore windfarm

A unique outdoor event held at the UK’s largest onshore windfarm is aiming to become Scotland’s biggest trail running event. Following support from VisitScotland and...
Harry Benson at Kelvingrove Park (Photo: Angus Blackburn)

Photographic legend Harry’s work goes on show

An exhibition celebrating the work of one of the world’s best-known photographers begins this weekend at the National Trust for Scotland’s Pollok House in Glasgow....

Artists join forces for a Scottish and Icelandic show

Nearly 30 artists from southern Scotland and Iceland are joining forces for Coast to Coast– an exhibition of original prints taking place in Dumfries and...

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...