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Housebuilders pursue a pair of prestigious prizes

Luxury and family housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel Homes have been shortlisted for two awards. They are nominated in a pair of categories in this year’s...
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Build your dream garage with Oakwrights

Classic cars and oak frames share a couple of qualities that make them such great partners: heritage, craftsmanship and elegance. They take you by surprise...

The Royal National Mòd is heading for Perth

Perth has been announced as the host for the Royal National Mòd in 2021. Perth and Kinross Council, the Gaelic Society of Perth and Horsecross...
The Matrix Fitness Grand Prix in Motherwell saw WNT's Eileen Roe win the women's race

The UK’s top cyclists are heading to Scotland

Britain’s top professional cyclists are coming to Scotland in just over six weeks' time. The OVO Energy Tour Series heads north of the border for...

Lifetime honour at rural awards for Douglas Watson

One man's dedication to the agricultural industry was honoured at the Scottish Rural Awards last night. The Lifetime Achievement award went to Ingliston-based Douglas Watson,...
Winner of the Business Diversification category was Craighead Farm

Successful businesses rewarded for all their hard work

New Scottish businesses and established firms exploring new avenues have had their hard work recognised at the Scottish Rural Awards. GlenWyvis Distillery, based in Dingwall,...

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...