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

Collision in Brae
0 comments, 05/01/2015, by in News

Two fire engines have been called to a road traffic accident outside the Brae Hotel, after a car hit a coach.Cutting apparatus is being used on the car to allow access by paramedics.The fire service said they received the call at 11.48am.Police said two people are beleived to be trapped ... Read more...

Safety cameras for Clickimin swimmers
1 comment, 05/01/2015, by in Headlines

Special cameras are to be installed at the Clickimin swimming pool for the safety of swimmers.A combination of underwater and surface cameras will send images to four screens at lifeguarding positions poolside.Shetland Recreational Trust said the images will be monitored as part of routine d... Read more...

‘Freed’ from the rat race
3 comments, 02/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

American traveller Aaron Freed left his home Seattle in August 2011. Since then he’s ridden a motorbike from Alaska to Florida, hitchhiked on sailboats across the globe and plans to cycle from Cairo to South Africa. He spent Christmas in Shetland. ADAM GUEST spoke to him about his around-the-world... Read more...

Norholm towed to Orkney
0 comments, 08/12/2014, by in News

A Lerwick-registered fish carrier is being towed to Scapa Flow after being involved in a major emergency off  Cape Wrath last night.The Norholm lost engine power at about 8pm on Sunday and was drifting towards the coastline in a westerly gale.The Stornoway coastguard helicopter was scramble... Read more...

Plenty of variety at memorial concert
23/11/2014, by in Headlines, News

From a kazoo to an electric harp and a vibraphone, there was no doubting the variety of music on show in Gulberwick last night.The memorial concert for Michael Coutts and Wilbert Henry, long-standing committee members of the Shetland Folk Festival and fiddle and accordion festivals, was a great ... Read more...

COPE gets a new look
0 comments, 22/11/2014, by in Headlines, News

Social enterprise company COPE has launched its new look at a colourful event in Gremista.About 60 guests were invited to the to event yesterday, with local councillors and Shetland MSP Tavish Scott among those attending.As part of a new chapter for the company, COPE Trees and Shrubs, Shetla... Read more...