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AboutRyan 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

Aircraft makes emergency landing
9 comments, 25/09/2015, by in Headlines, News

Labour MEP Catherine Stihler caught sight of something nobody wants to see while travelling by plane – a motionless propeller.Ms Stihler was one of 32 passengers onboard a Loganair flight which was forced to turn back to Orkney shortly after take-off from Kirkwall Airport.The MEP had alrea... Read more...

Cost of fish hits school dinners
1 comment, 25/09/2015, by in Headlines, News

It has long been one of the most commonly picked canteen choices for school pupils across the isles – but the humble fish and chips is now forcibly on the decline.Schools are being asked to offer the ever-popular dish on a fortnightly – instead of weekly – basis from the end of this month,... Read more...