I've been a reporter since 2010 at newspapers in Lincolnshire and East Anglia. Before joining The Shetland Times, I was part of Archant's Investigations Unit, reporting for titles across the group. When not at work, I'm usually reading books, listening to records or walking around the countryside.
Posts by Andrew Hirst:
A ground preparation celebration was held today (Wednesday) marking yet another milestone in the journey towards the UK’s first vertical satellite launch.
A rainy Tuesday night walk around Up-Helly-A’ halls has now raised more than £20,000 to help fight cancer.
Fears have been raised that a “trade war” could hit seafood exporters hard.
Funding has been made available to help fishing businesses and coastal communities.
SaxaVord Spaceport has signed another partnership which is hoped to achieve rocket launches next year.
A cycling fundraiser covering the entire British coastline and visiting every RNLI lifeboat station has completed its Shetland leg. Alan Cheesley and the Cycle4Fun cyclists…
Airport security walkers set off this morning (Saturday) on a marathon walk in aid of Ability Shetland. The Sumburgh team had already exceeded their £500…
Everyone in Shetland is to receive an oral healthcare booklet as a response to the restricted access to dental services during the pandemic.
All 22 councillors have been elected to form the new Shetland Islands Council.
Dennis Leask has been elected to the Lerwick South ward, taking more votes than any other candidate in his first election.READ FULL STORY
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