22nd January 2017
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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

WATCH: All fired up in Trump debate

WATCH: All fired up in Trump debate

8 comments, 08/01/2017, by in Headlines, News

There was hardly a spare seat in the house as the first Althing of 2017 kicked off in Staney Hill Hall last night with the motion "Trump - we got what we deserved" After a fiery and often humorous evening, the motion was carried with 23 voting in favour, 11 against and eight undecided. Speaking fo... Read more...

Cunningsburgh clown appeal

Cunningsburgh clown appeal

4 comments, 07/01/2017, by in News

Police are appealing for witnesses after reports a person dressed as a clown jumped out of a vehicle and began chasing people this afternoon.Officers said the incident happened at about 12.15pm at the Blett junction in Cunningsburgh.Police said a black pick-up style vehicle with an open back... Read more...

Mussel firm boosts capacity

Mussel firm boosts capacity

Brae-based Blueshell Mussels has an extra 1,500 tonnes of growing capacity after taking over several sites including a number on the West Side.The family-owned business has taken ownership of SI Seafarms meaning additional 15 sea leases.Managing director of Blueshell Michael Laurenson said: ... Read more...

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...