28th May 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
22/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:• A judge is deciding whether to release cockpit recordings from the helicopter which crashed off Sumburgh in 2013.• Brae make-up artist Babs Clubb is hoping to land a career in film or television after turning her hand to prosthetic and special effect mak... Read more...

Collision in Voe
16/05/2015, by in News

Firefighters were called to a two vehicle RTC in Voe last night.Two fire engines from Brae and one from Lerwick were called to the incident in Bankhaven at around 8.40pm.The fire service said firecrews gave first aid to a man in his late sixties/early seventies before the arrival of the ambu... Read more...

Urquhart backs local papers
15/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

Independent Highlands and Islands MSP Jean Urquhart has called for greater diversity and accountability of the national media, and stressed the importance of well-supported local newspapers.Ms Urquhart led a Scottish Parliament debate on the role of the media in society and democracy this week. ... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
15/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:•A Scottish parliamentary committee has recommended full ownership over the seabed should be given to the islands without delay.•Alistair Carmichael has insisted the Liberal Democrats will fight back from their nationwide General Election drubbing.•T... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
08/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s new look Shetland Times.•A new row breaks out following claims the Scottish Government engaged in a cover up over the North Boats contract.•A new Co-op store is planned for Brae to replace the existing shop.•Full coverage of the 35th Shetland Folk Festival.•R... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
01/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:•Difficult questions are asked of the Scottish government following claims the bid by the publicly-owned NorthLink Ferries to run the lifeline ferry service undercut Serco.•A man has been named locally following a devastating house fire in Clousta in the e... Read more...