25th February 2017

About Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor has worked as a reporter since 1995, and has been at The Shetland Times since 2007, covering a wide variety of news topics. Before then he reported for other newspapers in the Highlands, where he was raised, and in Fife, where he began his career with DC Thomson. He also has experience in broadcast journalism with Grampian Television. He has lived in Shetland since 2002, where he harbours an unhealthy interest in old cars and motorbikes.

Posts by Ryan Taylor

Medication stolen from Lerwick address

Medication stolen from Lerwick address

19/08/2016, by in News

Investigations are underway after a theft in Lerwick.Local police say a small quantity of prescription medication was taken from an address in Haldane Burgess Crescent.The incident took place between 10pm on Wednesday and quarter to seven on Thursday morning.Anyone with information is as... Read more...

Emergency tug is saved

Emergency tug is saved

0 comments, 13/07/2016, by in Headlines, News

The coastguard emergency tug based in Orkney has been saved from the axe.Isles MP Alistair Carmichael learned of the news after speaking to the Tory government's Transport Secretary Robert Goodwill.It follows months of concern about what might happen with the Orkney-based Herakles.Earlie... Read more...

Call for CalMac to run north boat

Call for CalMac to run north boat

0 comments, 08/07/2016, by in Headlines, News

A plea will be made to the Scottish government’s new transport minister for the Northern Isles ferry tendering process to be scrapped when the deal comes up for renewal in 2018.But proposals by Highlands and Islands Labour MSP, David Stewart, to instead use a legal provision known as the Tecka... Read more...