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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

Praise for walking party after girl falls

Praise for walking party after girl falls

12/06/2016, by in Headlines, News

A group of youngsters have been praised by coastguard officials for doing "absolutely the right thing" after one of their party suffered a fall.The 15 year-old was one of four people taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Awards excursion on Saturday.But she fell while walking near the Deepdale ... Read more...

MBE for Arnold Duncan

MBE for Arnold Duncan

0 comments, 12/06/2016, by in Headlines, News

A retired police inspector has been made an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list.Arnold Duncan, of Scalloway, joined the force in 1966 and served as a police officer for 30 years before later being made an Honorary Sheriff.Now, the 68 year-old has been recognised for services to the Cons... Read more...