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

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...

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...