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

Taylor brings the sunshine

Guitar governor Martin Taylor gave a masterclass in jazz as the Shetland International Guitar Festival continued last night.Taylor, the curator of this year’s festival, said it was “great to be back in Shetland”.Having joined "Colonel" Tommy Emmanuel onstage for a few numbers the night... Read more...

Oxjam takeover hits the town
0 comments, 26/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

Music lovers enjoyed a bumper bill of top local talent as the Oxjam takeover returned.Three venues in Lerwick paid host to singer-songwriters, blues, rock, soul and metal - as the boating club, Posers and the legion opened their doors and folk helped to raise money for global charity Oxfam.I... Read more...

Ferry disruption
25/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

Ferry services between Lerwick and Aberdeen this weekend have been cancelled due to bad weather.Serco NorthLink said today's  northbound ferry the Hrossey will not sail to Shetland but leave Aberdeen for Kirkwall only, at 5pm.Tomorrow the Hjaltland is scheduled to leave Aberdeen for Kir... Read more...

Freight ferry out of action
14/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

NorthLink cargo vessel the Helliar is heading to dry dock following a problem with one of its propellers.Once in dry-dock the problem will be looked at and repairs carried out.In the meantime the Hildasay is operating on a revised freight schedule and the ferry company said it is "liaising c... Read more...

Highlands and Islands MSP joins Greens
8 comments, 12/10/2014, by in News

Highlands and Islands MSP John Finnie has joined the Scottish Green Party.Mr Finnie was welcomed with a standing ovation in Edinburgh yesterday - at what the party expected to be its largest ever conference.Mr Finnie left the SNP in October 2012 over the matter of NATO membership. He has rep... Read more...