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Noss Nature Reserve reopened following avian flu outbreak

Noss National Nature Reserve has reopened to the public following the island’s closure last year due to avian flu. The Noss ferry has resumed service...

Tributes after charity air ambulance founder John Bullough dies suddenly

Tributes have been paid to one of the founders of Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance after he died suddenly. Chairman of SCAA John Bullough died in...
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Luxury floating hotel Fingal helps to raise awareness of bees

Scotland’s luxury floating hotel Fingal is helping to raise awareness of bees as part of a global bid to protect them. Fingal, in Edinburgh, will...
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17th-century mirror featuring King Charles II sells for £65k

A 17th-century mirror featuring King Charles II has been sold for a record-breaking amount at auction. The stumpwork and lacquer mirror, which dates back to...

Step inside June’s issue of Scottish Field…

THE beautiful south of Scotland is in focus in the latest issue of Scottish Field magazine, which is on sale now, both in shops and...
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Student wins Savile Row tailor competition

A STUDENT will have her textile designs made into a sports jacket by a prestigious Savile Row tailor which inspired the Kingsman movies. University student Lois...

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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...