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Scottish comedy Still Game is back for its eighth run – and it’s bigger and better than ever

Hit Scottish comedy series Still Game is returning for another series next week. The BBC Scotland show has become a huge success across the whole...
Work on the Union Canal began 200 years ago next week

All set to celebrate 200 years of the Union Canal

The famous Union Canal linking Edinburgh with Falkirk and Glasgow is this year celebrating its 200th birthday. The first turf was cut in Edinburgh to...
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See the sights of Scotland in just two days – on the one island

Athletes are being offered the chance to see some of the most glorious sights in Scotland on the new Ultra Tour of Arran. Rat Race...
Julia Spencer as Flora MacDonald

Iconic Scots given a makeover as part of celebration

Scottish icons have been given a major makeover, to celebrate the strength and depth of the country’s creative and textile sector. Creative Legends, the first...
Inside the Glen Scotia Distillery

Bringing the taste of the Mull of Kintyre to the rest of the world

The taste of Campbeltown is being brought to the world, thanks to award-winning distiller Glen Scotia. The firm is to stage a tour that will...
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More and more films are looking to Bond with Scotland

Record enquiries are being received about filming in Scottish Highlands. Last week saw the Highland Council’s film unit receive its 200th enquiry of the year...

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...