About Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor is a reporter at The Shetland Times

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LHD to take over Leasks
0 comments, 18/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

The LHD outdoor clothing shop in Lerwick will soon be moving to new premises. The business is preparing to bring a new lease of life to the old John Leask & Son travel agents, which closed two years ago. Plans are under way to move LHD's stock across the road within the next couple of months f... Read more...

‘Yes’ campaign heads to Burra
4 comments, 17/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

The burning question over whether Scotland should become an independent country will be brought to Burra this week. The local "yes" campaign is staging an information evening at the Hamnavoe Hall on Thursday night. MSP Jean Urquhart will present the case in favour of separation from the UK before ... Read more...

Bressay school set to close
1 comment, 10/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

Bressay Primary School will close this summer following a sharp drop in pupil numbers, should Wednesday's full council accept recommendations agreed by today's education and families committee. A report outlined how the school roll had dwindled in recent years, with only four of the possible 16 you... Read more...

Cluness prepared for weather
2 comments, 27/01/2014, by in Headlines, News

Guizer Jarl Ivor Cluness has reiterated the Up-Helly-A's long-held mantra "there will be no postponement for weather" – despite the threat of force 8 gales at tomorrow night's procession. Mr Cluness insisted he was optimistic conditions would prove favourable during the day's events. "The weathe... Read more...

Injured crewman airlifted
24/01/2014, by in News

An injured crewman was airlifted from a standby vessel in the early hours of this morning.The Sumburgh-based rescue helicopter was dispatched after the man was hurt onboard the Grampian Otter 130 miles north east of Sumburgh. /p> He was landed at the Clickimin landing site and transferred to t... Read more...