30th May 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

Headteacher’s Beijing mission
4 comments, 08/04/2014, by in News

Could school pupils forge links with their Chinese counterparts and learn more about language and culture in the Far East? That is what Mid Yell Junior High School's head teacher Mark Lawson is attempting to find out in a week-long visit to Beijing. (more…) Read more...

Tingwall Hall repairs needed
1 comment, 14/03/2014, by in Headlines, News

Ambitious plans have been drawn to raise £100,000 for repairs to the Tingwall hall.Committee members have already earmarked £10,000 to help restore crumbling concrete works caused by an ingress of water.They hope the financial gap can be further filled with a "buy a block" scheme for commu... Read more...