3rd December 2016
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About Adam 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

College vice principal takes NHS post

College vice principal takes NHS post

28/11/2016, by in News

NHS Shetland has appointed the vice principal of Shetland College and the NAFC Marine Centre to its board.Andy Glen spent 10 years as an organisational development and training manager at the health board.NHS Shetland chairman Ian Kinniburgh, said: "Mr Glen is currently working as the Vice P... Read more...

Helicopter makes emergency landing

Helicopter makes emergency landing

0 comments, 26/11/2016, by in News

Emergency services were called to Sumburgh Airport on Friday night after a North Sea Helicopter lost power to one of its engines with 16 people on board.It was redirected to Sumburgh while travelling from the Magnus field, north-east of Shetland.The Sikorsky S-92A landed safely at about 9.20... Read more...

Peerie booklet in memory of brave Charlie

Peerie booklet in memory of brave Charlie

0 comments, 20/11/2016, by in News

A baking book has been launched in memory of much-loved youngster Charlie Newlands – with hundreds of copies in demand.Charlie’s grandmother Jessamine Newlands said the recipes had been collected to raise money and awareness of the work at the Schiehallion Unit at the Royal Hospital for Ch... Read more...

Hjaltland to leave early

Hjaltland to leave early

16/11/2016, by in News

The Hjaltland will be leaving Lerwick early at 3.30pm due to bad weather.She is expected to arrive in Kirkwall at 11pm, though her arrival into Aberdeen tomorrow could be subject to delays of up to an hour.  Read more...

Chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery

Chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery

0 comments, 14/11/2016, by in News

Fire crews have been called out to a chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery this morning.Two fire engines from Lerwick arrived after receiving a call at 10.30am, with police also in attendance.Police officers blocked off the road leading to the site.A fire service spokesman said "crews ha... Read more...

Ness hall calls for support from locals

Ness hall calls for support from locals

0 comments, 30/10/2016, by in News

A community hall in the South Mainland could close unless more support is received from locals. Committee members from Dunrossness Public Hall are calling for more people to step forward to keep the venture going.A steering group was created three years ago in order to get the hall back on its ... Read more...