It is illegal to fish for salmon and sea trout on a Sunday in Scotland

Fishing season is now underway on the River Tay

The opening of the River Tay salmon fishing season took place at Meikleour on Monday this week. However, the 2018 season comes at a time...
The Citizens Theatre in Glasgow

Glasgow Citizens Theatre’s 50p offer is just the ticket

Glasgow's Citizens Theatre is kicking off 2018 by offering bargain hungry fans the chance to snap up 50p tickets for the company’s production of Rona...

Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan has been announced as a patron of the Edinburgh International Film Festival's The Young & the Wild strand. Born in Inverness...
The Start Up Drinks Lab co-founders, Hannah Fisher and Craig Strachan

Supermarket gives its backing to small Scottish firm

A Scottish supermarket has given its support to a new bottling facility dedicated to overcoming the challenges in getting small batch craft sodas manufactured. Scotmid...
The newly renovated Glenhead Farmhouse

One quarter of house sales in Scotland continue to go to buyers from England

Changes in stamp duty levels in unlikely to deter buyers south of the border from snapping up a property in Scotland. It is expected that...
Speyside's beautiful Craigellachie Bridge

Your vote can help make Speyside the very best of British

Speyside has been shortlisted as the only Scottish location in the UK’s top holiday destination award competition. Speyside has been nominated in the BBC Countryfile...



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...