10th October 2015
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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

Airport strike to go ahead
0 comments, 04/04/2015, by in Headlines, News

Airport security staff will stage a 48 hour strike next week after last minute talks aimed at averting a walk out broke down.The failure in negotiations means members of the Prospect Union will commence with two days of industrial action on Tuesday.It follows a recent 87 per cent vote in fav... Read more...

Althing considers the poor
0 comments, 22/02/2015, by in News

Around 20 folk visited the Tingwall hall last night for the Althing debate, which had its focus on being out of pocket.Martin Tregonning was supported in his motion that Shetland is a bad place to be poor by Chris Brown.Opposing them was Genevieve White, who was aided by Mr Brown's other hal... Read more...