At The Shetland Times we take pride in providing a friendly service offering advice, ideas and solutions for any print problems you are experiencing. Trading since 1872, you can have confidence that any advice received comes from an in-depth knowledge, understanding and experience of the print and media trade.

Whatever your print needs we are here to assist and help supply the end result or product you desire. From sourcing your company’s entire print requirement through to finding a solution to meet a tight deadline, we will strive to enhance your company profile and maximise the impact of your organisation’s promotional material.

One major benefit of using our company is the time saving aspect we offer. When you employ our services, you access a wide network of print and media capabilities and we will always strive to find a way of helping you achieve your goals.

We provide access to many promotional media channels which offers clients the option to showcase their business and products to a wide range of potential and current customers through a variety of platforms (commercial print, newspapers, magazines, internet, social media).

Our current in-house quality system, based on the ISO 9000 National Quality Assurance Award, ensures The Shetland Times maintains high standards of work, producing consistent and reliable services and products.




Our mission is simple: to be the leading communications organisation in Shetland. We will provide appropriate answers and recommend unique resolutions by sharing the technology, products, skills and experience we have gained with clients’ who are searching for solutions to their promotional quandaries.

Combining leading-edge promotional print material, advertising, marketing, and social media opportunities, and running them simultaneously across various platforms, we aim to create effective cross media campaigns to keep our clients’ one-step ahead – and in touch with their customers.

At The Shetland Times exceeding customer expectations is high on our agenda. Our family owned business encourages a strong work ethic, emphasising the importance of employees taking pride in every job they do. By focusing on providing solutions for organisations of all sizes, this philosophy has allowed our business to go from strength to strength since it was established in 1872.

Our web site and weekly newspaper is “community orientated” for Shetland residents, exiles and visitors providing regular, reliable, impartial news and information on Shetland. We embrace technology, having been the first weekly newspaper in Scotland to go online in March 1996, and continue working hard as a team to grow and improve our business.

Despite the continuing changes that digital and other new technologies are making to our industry we feel that experienced, qualified, caring staff help build long term, happy customer relationships. At The Shetland Times we understand and nurture this philosophy.