Campaigners bid to protect Aberdeenshire countryside from road development

A campaign to protect Aberdeenshire's famous Bennachie hills from development during the expansion of the A96 is gathering pace. The Scottish Government plans that the...

Chance to buy a unique whisky and support Scotland rugby legend

Whisky collectors and rugby supporters are being offered the chance to buy a unique bottle. Annandale Distillery has donated a Man o'Sword first bottling to...

Traditional cottage has been given a modern twist

A refurbished traditional cottage offering plenty of opportunities for fishing is on the market. Maxwellheugh Cottage is a delightful traditional detached cottage which apparently dates...

Warehouse clearance sale will be gone in a flash

This Thursday a fantastic one hour flash warehouse clearance sale is being held in Glasgow. From 6.30pm to 7.30pm only, BoConcept, 257 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow,...
Image shows Thursday 7th December 2017, the Never Such Innocence 2017/18 Road show held in the Great Hall at Edinburgh Castle, a centenary project that commemorates the men and woman of the Great War, founded by Lady Lucy French who is also Chief Executive of the project. She along with other speakers including Air Officer Scotland, Air Vice-Marshal Ross Paterson and Patricia Keppie of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, introduced the event and spoke of what it was all about. Among the guests that were invited were children form local schools and cadets, who were invited up throughout the event to read poetry and sing songs with Marty Longstaff who works with NSI on song projects. 
The group is closely linked with RAF Lossiemouth, and are now partnered with the Royal Air Force (RAF), to be involved with RAF 100, which is going to be huge project for the RAF in 2018 as it celebrates 100 years since the RAF was formed, along with delivery of commemorations in line with World War 100 events. The events aim to highlight what the RAF has achieved in those 1oo years and remember those that have served and are still serving. 

*For more information contact Photographic Section, RAF Lossiemouth, IV31 6SD. Tel: 01343 817191

Children given inspiration as they remember the sacrifices of World War I

Edinburgh Castle in partnership with WW100 hosted an event that aimed to inspire and inform children prior to the charity’s 2017/2018 arts, poetry and song competition. Never...

Dutch master’s work coming to Scotland for major exhibition

Works by Rembrandt, Emil Nolde and Toulouse-Lautrec are coming to Scottish galleries in 2018. Britain’s love affair with one of history’s greatest artists, the multi-faceted...



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...