7th July 2015
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About Rosalind 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

Road remains closed after fatal crash
22/06/2015, by in News

Police have named the 66-year-old man who died in a road traffic collision on the A970 near Cunningsburgh Hall yesterday as Michael Robertson, who was retired and lived in Sandwick.The two vehicle collision between a car and a sports utility vehicle, which was towing a caravan, happened at aroun... Read more...

New bus book a spotter’s delight
1 comment, 14/06/2015, by in News

A book to delight all “bus spotters” and the wider public is being published next month, focusing on the history of independent transport operators in the Scottish Islands.Author Richard Gadsby’s book has the title A fleet history of Pre-War Independent Operators in the Scottish Islands, b... Read more...

Near miss with weather balloon
0 comments, 30/05/2015, by in News

A plane carrying oil and gas personnel into Scatsta had to alter course to avoid a large weather balloon, according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch. The incident happened around 11.30am on 21st January as the pilot of the Saab 2000 was making the descent into Scatsta. The plane... Read more...