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Robert Callender in his studio

Plastic pollution used to create an artwork

Some 500 pieces of plastic ocean waste have been brought together to create Plastic Beach, a new exhibition by the late Scottish artist Robert Callender....
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Make an appointment to see this former doctor’s surgery

Those keen a former doctor's surgery should make an appointment to view the property. Ellenbank, on Balmoral Road, Rattray, Blairgowrie, is presented for sale by...

Young Scots musician offered an incredible chance

A young Scots musician has the chance to have their work performed at a major festival this year. An organisation that promotes traditional arts across...
Katy Hill and Richard Bacon burying the Blue Peter time capsule in 1998

A rare chance to see TV time capsule’s contents

A famous time capsule which was buried on TV then accidentally dug up after 19 years, is coming to Scotland. When the Blue Peter Millennium...
Hard at work on a section of the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Great Tapestry’s return is welcomed by writer

Scots writer Alexander McCall Smith is delighted that the Great Tapestry of Scotland is returning to New Lanark. With just a week to go, New...

Former Mercury Prize nominees set to play in Scotland

Former Mercury Prize nominees the Portico Quartet will head to Edinburgh next month. The group will play at the Summerhall this summer, on 20 June. Portico...

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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...