25th September 2016
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AboutAdam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

Posts by Adam Guest

Poor weather prevents cruise ship visit
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Passengers aboard a cruise ship from Norway were unable to visit Lerwick yesterday as the poor weather stopped them from arriving in the harbour.The 290-metre Caribbean Princess, sailing from Flam, was unable to land passengers in the town and instead anchored off the Knab before shelterin... Read more...

Lifeboat call-out
0 comments, 11/09/2016, by in News

Aith lifeboat was called out to assist a cargo vessel which had broken down with six people onboard.Shetland coastguard received the call at about 11.15am after the Eems Star had left Scalloway, and shortly after "lost all propulsion".The lifeboat was called to assist with a tow, however the... Read more...

Wall damaged
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Police are appealing for more information after a wall was damaged in Sandwick.Police are investigating damage caused to the wall in the Stove area between Thursday and Friday.Officers believe the damage was caused by a vehicle and the driver then failed to stop and report the incident. ... Read more...

Unst power cut
0 comments, 09/09/2016, by in News

More than 500 properties lost power in Unst this morning after an electricity pole caught fire.Scottish and Southern Electricity engineers went to the fault at about 2.30am at Gerrigarth.About 540 properties were affected but the power restored to more than half within an hour.More engin... Read more...