About Peter Johnson

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as an employed and freelance reporter and editor for a variety of print and broadcast media outlets and as as a freelance photographer and film maker/cameraman. In addition to journalism, I have experience in construction, oil analysis, aquaculture, fisheries, the health service and oral history.

Posts by Peter Johnson

Blast from the past at Sumburgh

The foghorn at Sumburgh Head lighthouse sounded again today for the first time in nearly 30 years. An invited crowd gathered for the event which is something of a personal triumph  for Brian Johnson who has spent the past few years off and on restoring the foghorn apparatus which last sounded in 1... Read more...

Rain leaks at GBH

Hospital staff wielded buckets and mops yesterday (Friday) at the Gilbert Bain as heavy rain led to leaks in the main hospital corridor, in the out patient reception area and at the accident and emergency entrance. According to Shetland NHS Board Corporate Services Manager Carolyn Hand all patien... Read more...