Exploring Career Opportunities

February 21st 2024

On Tuesday, February 20th, we had the pleasure of attending the Developing Young Workforce careers event held at the Clickimin Leisure Complex.

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Discover Beauty109

November 29th 2023

In the centre of Lerwick at the Market Cross you’ll find a sanctuary for those passionate about beauty – Beauty at 109, a serene oasis for beauty aficionados. This gem, founded by Kirsty Semple, encapsulates a journey of unwavering determination, a dream nurtured from a young age, and a dedication to providing top-notch beauty services.

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From Baker's Dream to Cafe Supreme: Amy & Chris's Shetland Tale

November 23rd 2023

In the midst of Shetland's bustling year—teeming with tourists and the grandeur of the Tall Ships event—Amy and Chris embarked on an exhilarating new chapter. April 2023 marked the moment they took the reins of the Peerie Shop Cafe, a new adventure amidst a whirlwind of excitement and opportunity.

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Introducing Blyde Welcome

August 28th 2023

We went along to visit Celia and her team at Blyde Welcome last week to find out more about this newest business on Da Street.

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The Power of Shopping Locally

June 5th 2023

In an era of globalised markets and online shopping, it's easy to overlook the significance of shopping locally. However, supporting local businesses is not just a matter of convenience or personal preference; it plays a vital role in fostering a thriving local economy.

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Aurora: Your one stop shop for kilt hire

May 1st 2023

We recently visited Aurora on Commercial Street to learn more about their business and kilt hire service.

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Unleashing Creativity in Shetland: A Visit to R.A.M Knitwear

March 24th 2023

Welcome to the cosy and colourful world of R.A.M Knitwear! Read on to find out more.

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Introducing Ana: The Entrepreneur Bringing Affordable Scents to Shetland

February 22nd 2023

Have you been into Shetland's only perfume boutique yet? Read on to find out more about Refan Perfume Boutique.

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Laurel Art & Design

June 16th 2022

Find out more about Laurel Art & Design

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Babs Clubb Studio

May 11th 2022

We went along to speak with Babs about her business which is a welcome new addition to Lerwick town centre

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Maunsie Da Market

February 25th 2022

Find out the background to the famous Market Cross monument

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Outdoor Trek

February 17th 2022

Take a look around Outdoor Trek and learn more about why Fraser loves running his own business and why you should shop local.

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Westside Pine

February 8th 2022

Westside pine is certainly the “Aladdin’s cave” of Shetland. You could spend quite some time looking at all the gorgeous gift and furniture they have in stock. Find out more about Westside Pine.

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The Shetland Times Bookshop

August 26th 2021

We went along to see Karen, the manager at The Shetland Times Bookshop for a chat about the business.

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Puffin Republic

July 22nd 2021

Find out more about one of Commercial Streets newest shops.

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LHD Custom Clothing

July 9th 2021

We popped along to LHD Custom Clothing to catch up with Roy Mullay and ask him a few questions about the LHD Custom Clothing business. We left with a little chill up our spines.....Read on to find out more!

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Loose Ends

May 14th 2021

Find out more about Marjory's journey from knitter to business owner.

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Nordsterna Crystal Boutique

August 31st 2020

Living Lerwick would like to welcome the newest member to Da Street, Nordsterna Crystal Boutique.

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Coffee Culture

February 4th 2020

From Bombay to Lerwick!

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The Wine Shop

July 25th 2019

The Wine Shop, your local one stop shop for all things alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

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George Robertson Ltd

May 16th 2019

George Robertson Ltd is an established business, serving the people of Shetland for over 60 years. The company currently employs over 20 full time staff.

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JLP Internet

April 30th 2019

JLP Internet help businesses unlock the power of the Internet to reach more customers online and become more efficient. They work with businesses in Shetland and throughout the UK, offering cost effective web design services to businesses of all sizes.

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Shetland Community Bike Project

April 8th 2019

The project provides waged work placements for trainees who have barriers to employment. Find out more about this social enterprise and how you can help.

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Outdoor Trek

April 1st 2019

10 years ago this business went from selling children's outdoor clothes at home to selling high end, well known brands for all ages on Commercial street.

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Mirrie Dancers

March 18th 2019

Having recently been awarded the Scottish Small Retailer of the Year 2018, Mirrie Dancers is showing that it is growing from strength to strength.

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Richard Gibson Architects

March 7th 2019

Your local Shetland based architects. Find out more about what they can offer you.

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Arch Henderson

February 26th 2019

Arch Henderson have just celebrated their 100th Birthday this year. Find out more about what they do and what they can offer you.

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