31st July 2015
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About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at 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

In this week’s Shetland Times
31/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:• One man has died and others are in hospital after being taken ill on a bus trip.• BT has come under fire after the weekend’s service blackout.• Two senior posts have gone and one is under review at Shetland Arts.• Two special constables ret... Read more...

Appeal to help find missing man
0 comments, 25/07/2015, by in News

Police are looking to find 51-year-old Philip Smith, who has been reported missing from Virkie and not seen since about 6pm on Thursday.He is described as about 5' 8" tall, of slim build, with short brown hair and wearing glasses.Mr Smith was last seen wearing a green coat, dark trousers and... Read more...

Australian fiddlers to visit the isles
0 comments, 21/07/2015, by in News

Fiddle players from far-flung Australia be visiting the isles later this year, as they join forces with local musicians.The Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers will be collaborating with Shetland fiddle ensemble Hjaltibonhoga in September as part of their 20th anniversary tour of Scotland.The musica... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
17/07/2015, by in Features, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:• MSP Tavish Scott’s call for an inquiry over Hrossey near miss is turned down by the MAIB.• The Licensing Board has agreed to include extra measures to combat the sale of “legal highs”.• Pianist Violet Tulloch is the latest isles musician to b... Read more...

Bruck monster tidies up

Anti-litter movie The Curse of the Bruck Monster is now online, with a display including bruck monster productions and models used in the film being held at Shetland Museum and Archives on Friday.The initial idea for the project was led by pupils at Anderson and Brae High School, whose brief was... Read more...