Joint Effort to Erect Tree at Market Cross

November 22nd 2016

For the second year running, Living Lerwick have worked in partnership with SIC, Northwards and Northlink to re-instate the popular big Norwegian Christmas tree at the Market Cross.

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Festive Fun in Lerwick town centre

November 11th 2016

Lerwick town centre is getting ready for the festive season. The lights have been hung, the trees are on their way, the businesses are decorating their windows and organising extended opening hours and Santa has been booked for the Magical Christmas light switch-on parade for 26th November - he says he will be bringing some naughty elves with him.

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The Vikings have landed!

October 7th 2016

A new, fun Mini Viking Walking Trail has come to Lerwick! Can you find them all? Ten cute and colourful Mini Vikings have been created and placed around the town. They can be found in the Living Lerwick BID area, at scenic points of interest and in a few community spaces in Lerwick.

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SIC Sport & Leisure staff holding Mini Vikings

Let's Go Lerwick!

September 15th 2016

Let's Go Lerwick is a range of fun activities designed to encourage physical activity and sustainable and active travel during European Mobility Week which takes place between 16th – 22nd September. The activities are free to take part in and all you need to do is turn up at the place, date and time of the event, so Let’s Go Lerwick!

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Kayla Spotted Puffins and Won

July 18th 2016

During Shopping Week, Living Lerwick Ltd ran a ‘spot the puffin’ competition. Twenty-five retailers in the town centre displayed the same puffin in their windows for the competitors to spot.

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Live Local Music for Living Lerwick Shopping Week

June 28th 2016

On Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July, there will be live music in Harrison Square. Living Lerwick has also provided picnic tables in the area to help shoppers relax and enjoy the music during a trip to the town centre. The line up is.......

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Lerwick Town Centre Shopping Week

June 21st 2016

The Living Lerwick Shopping Week runs from Sunday 26th June to Saturday 2nd July 2016 inclusive and promises to entertain and entice customers with a varied mix of events and promotions. This year’s shopping week is building on the success of the first ever shopping week held last year with more than 50 businesses taking part with instore offers and mini-events this time.

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Lerwick Town Centre Most Northerly WorldHost Destination

December 17th 2015

Through working together, Living Lerwick member businesses have made Lerwick town centre the most northerly area in the UK to gain national recognition for its commitment to customer service.

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Left to right Cynthia Adamson (Chair, Living Lerwick), Ben Mullay (Director, Living Lerwick), Steve Mathieson (Vice Chair, Living Lerwick)

Best Town Centre Christmas Window Display

December 10th 2015

Businesses in Lerwick town centre decorated their windows with a festive theme to encourage the public to vote for them before 7th December in the Living Lerwick Best town centre Christmas Window Display competition.

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Cynthia Adamson (Chair, Living Lerwick) and Marina Hunter (Westside Pine)

Buy Local on Small Business Saturday in Shetland

December 2nd 2015

To encourage us to support our local businesses and, in our case, keep our money in Shetland, local businesses are offering something special on “Small Business Saturday”.

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Tavish Scott MSP, Rachel Hunter (HIE Shetland Area Manager), Ben Mullay (Owner The Camera Centre, FSB Member and Living Lerwick Director), Christena Irvine (FSB Shetland Vice Chair and Living Lerwick Manager), Neil Henderson (Business Gateway Manager) and Ian Brown (FSB Shetland Chair).
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