5th October 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

Coastguard call-out
0 comments, 20/09/2015, by in News

The Shetland Coastguard helicopter has been called out to airlift a crewman from the Thistle oil platform, about 100 miles north-east of Sumburgh.The coastguard received the call for medical attention at 11.30am. The crewman is being flown to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.   Read more...

Ideal Homes Show pulls in the crowds
0 comments, 19/09/2015, by in News

Crowds of shoppers flooded through the Clickimin today for The Ideal Homes Show.From wardrobes to heating systems, settees to candles, a huge array of products and services from local businesses was on display across three halls of the leisure centre.The event is the Rotary Club of Shetland'... Read more...

Small turn-out for Yes rally
44 comments, 19/09/2015, by in Headlines, News

A rally organised by Yes Shetland a year on from the independence referendum saw a small gathering on Commercial Street today.Ten people attended the event sporting flags and Yes signs and badges.SNP candidate Danus Skene was among the group.Mr Skene said it had been “a very remarkable... Read more...

Coastguard call outs
0 comments, 22/08/2015, by in News

The coastguard helicopter was called out this afternoon to search for a missing man in Fetlar.Shetland Coastguard received the call at about 2.20pm and said the man had got lost in the fog, but managed to get to down to Tresta beach and was safe and well.Yesterday at about 3pm the helicopter... Read more...