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The Missing Salmon Project is launched at the River Garry, Invergarry.

Bid to raise £1million to solve salmon mystery

A crowdfunding campaign is looking to raise £1million to find out why wild Atlantic salmon are in decline. An international scale project which aims to...

An evening of culture at distillery

A celebration of Scottish poetry, music and food is taking place in Fife next month. On Friday 11 May, Lindores Abbey Distillery will host an...
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Lodge on Loch Lomond offers a private shore

A wonderful former hunting lodge with private shorefront on the banks of Loch Lomond is now for sale. Ptarmigan Lodge was built by the Duke...
RA oman hacksilver hoard, found in Dairsie, Fife

When Scotland loved silver more than gold

A new exhibition is showing how silver, not gold, became the most important precious metal in Scotland over the course of the first millennium AD....

Museum puts 87-year-old restored motorbike on show

A vintage BSA S31-10 Sloper motorcycle has made its first public appearance in 33 years on Riverside Museum’s Motorbike Wall. Donated to Glasgow Museums in...

Puffins are back in Scotland for the summer

The cutest birds in Scotland are now back - and people have the chance to see them up close. Puffin season has begun at the...

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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...