14th February 2016
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AboutRosalind Griffiths

I am a Shetland Times reporter covering news, including health stories, and features. I have been in Shetland for more than 30 years.

Posts by Rosalind Griffiths

Sunday fun run for MS
0 comments, 15/01/2016, by in News

Two women on a mission to raise money for MS are holding their first fundraising event on Sunday, a 5K fun run.Fiona Shearer and Frances Tait are organising the event, which will start in Lerwick's Gilbertson Park at noon on Sunday.Registration is £5 and forms can be picked up from Geordie ... Read more...

North Boats delayed
0 comments, 10/01/2016, by in News

Winds gusting up to 60mph have played havoc with the North Boats schedules once again.The NorthLink ferry Hjaltland, due to arrive in Lerwick this morning, is still in Orkney. She has been sheltering in Kirkwall bay and is due to dock at Hatston shortly.She will then sail to Lerwick, with th... Read more...

Power down after overnight gales
0 comments, 29/12/2015, by in News

Gale-force winds caused power cuts in various parts of Shetland overnight.According to Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), 32 customers in Unst lost power at 9pm, but were expected to be restored by 9.40am today.Another 27 customers were cut off just before 11pm due to a damaged pole, but we... Read more...