1st 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

Samaritans seek new volunteers
3 comments, 15/02/2014, by in News

The organisation Samaritans of Shetland hopes to have some new volunteers after holding an information evening on Friday.The charity, which provides a listening service for people feeling depressed or suicidal, needs people to help – not necessarily as "listening volunteers" but as "friends of Sam... Read more...

Doorstep callers warning
0 comments, 14/02/2014, by in News

The council's trading standards department is again warning people to beware of doorstep callers offering outdoor cleaning and other home improvements and repairs, and also generators and power tools. This follows concerns raised by a householder who was put under pressure to have work done and off... Read more...

Relay for Life teams enter

Cancer Research UK's regional manager for Scotland Louise Robertson is in Shetland this weekend to meet fund-raisers and teams preparing to take part in this year's Relay for Life. The relay will take place at Clickimin on 31st May and Ms Robertson is encouraging as many people as possible to becom... Read more...

Bikers will have to move

The annual midsummer bikers’ rally known as Simmer Dim, which has been held in Vidlin for more than 30 years, will have to move to another location this summer. The event regularly attracts more than 300 bikers from the mainland and abroad. They camp in a field opposite Vidlin hall which they use... Read more...

Dentist can work again

Dentist Paul D’Eathe is to be allowed to return to work after being suspended for two years by NHS Shetland, a hearing of the General Dental Council decided. However, Mr D’Eathe will have to undergo retraining and will be subject to strict conditions to protect the public. Mr D’Eathe was sus... Read more...