Emma and Tweed at crufts.

Crufts: Scottish Labrador Tweed takes home top spot

A Labrador retriever from the Scottish highlands was crowned overall winner of BASC’s gamekeeper classes on Gundog Day at Crufts 2024. Four year old Tweed...
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Snap up free tickets to the Homebuilding & Renovating Show

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, will be back at the SEC, Glasgow on 11-12 May 2024. Whether you’re...
Kingsburgh House on the Isle of Skye is steeped in history.

Kingsburgh House: Isle of Skye property with links to Flora Macdonald and Bonnie Prince Charlie for sale

It was once home to Flora Macdonald and the place where she and fugitive Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped to after evading capture from the Redcoat...
A bright red weevil (Apions frumentarium).

Life with Forestry and Land Scotland: ‘People would be amazed at the nature that lives in their gardens’

Environment manager for Forestry and Land Scotland, Colin Edwards, spends more time in nature than most. He talks to us about his passion for macrophotography...
Ronan Martin, Breakish, Skye. Alastair MacDonald Jackson

Scotland Through A Lens: Alastair MacDonald Jackson

After nearly two years exploring Scotland’s remotest areas, Alastair MacDonald Jackson has captured the essence of island life.   I've been taking photographs fairly seriously for...
Nicola Benedetti launches 2024 Edinburgh International Festival programme. Credit Mihaela Bodlovic.

Edinburgh International Festival: August 2024 programme announced

Nicola Benedetti's second programme as director of the Edinburgh International Festival has been unveiled. With more than 160 performances in the city this August, we...



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...