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Impressive new sculpture is a mark of village’s proud heritage

A sculpture honouring the lives of the miners who worked in the Kingshill Collieries has been unveiled in Allanton, North Lanarkshire. It follows a campaign...

Demand for properties with equestrian ties is on the rise in Scotland

The demand for premium Scottish properties is on the rise, especially houses with paddocks, stables or equestrian facilities. The residential lettings market in rural areas...
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Broadcaster appeals for more support for people with dementia

Writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson is to speak in Dunblane about how dementia has affected her life. When Sally's mother Mamie Baird Magnusson was diagnosed...

Precision craftwork with Chinese lanterns for the festive season

A group of 25 specialist craftspeople from China have made a 5000-mile journey to Scotland’s capital. They are creating the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's...
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Scottish artist to be celebrated with retrospective exhibition

A major retrospective exhibition is taking place to celebrate the life and work of the late Scottish visual artist Professor Stuart MacDonald OBE. The exhibition...
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Designs on success with Dundee’s £80.11 new museum

The architect of Dundee's £80.11million V&A Museum of Design saw his vision revealed for the first time last week. Kengo Kuma visited Dundee shortly after...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...