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More than 900 free public charging points are now sited in Scotland

Now is the time to spark an interest in electric vehicles

Scots who ditching their petrol or diesel car in favour of an electric alternative could make them significant savings with the help of Government incentives....
Antiques roadshow host Fiona Bruce

The Antiques Roadshow will return to Scotland this summer

Popular TV show The Antiques Roadshow is coming to Scotland this summer. BBC One’s hot show will be filming at Crathes Castle near Aberdeen on...
That's Fife - Grant Stott & Elaine C Smith 5- Credit David Cheskin

Top comedians coming to Scotland for Glasgow Comedy Festival

The Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival is returning for its 16th year - and it's bigger than ever. The hugely popular event in...
A Proud Mary

Classic cocktails given a whisky twist for Robert Burns Night

Whisky and poetry lovers across the world are today celebrating the life and work of iconic Scottish poet, Robert Burns. To mark the event, Loch...
Borders farmers and landowners are being invited to Forestry Commission Scotland talks

Meetings set to be held to encourage more Scottish tree planting

Borders farmers and landowners are being invited to forestry talks in the next two weeks. Forestry Commission Scotland is hosting three evening talks in the...
Edinburgh's Zen Lifestyle

Edinburgh salon collection nominated for two UK industry awards

An Edinburgh salon collection has been named a finalist for a UK industry award – Salon of the Year – at the 2018 Professional Beauty...

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...