Christmas arrives at Commercial Street

November 24th 2020

With the arrival of the Market Cross Christmas tree, the Christmas spirit has definitely arrived at Commercial Street.

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Buy Local Film Launched

November 12th 2020

Living Lerwick launched a short film this week explaining how shopping local benefits many in our small communities.

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Double High Street Hero Recognition

November 3rd 2020

Project Manager, Emma Miller and Director, Edna Irvine have both been recognised in the recent High Street Hero award announcements for the work they have done to support businesses in Shetland during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The message this spending season is: SHOP LOCAL

October 31st 2020

The message this spending season is: SHOP LOCAL

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Winners Galore in October

October 27th 2020

The town centre activities held over the October holidays have attracted good levels of footfall to the town centre and provided much needed cheer for those taking part, and lots of prize winners.

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Loyalty scheme pays out for local shopper

September 2nd 2020

Anna Marie Arthur from Whalsay was today drawn as the winner of the Spend at the Street campaign launched by Living Lerwick at the end of June. 446 completed loyalty cards were handed in, from 2680 handed out from local shops and cafes to encourage spending local after lockdown closures.

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Customer Guidance

July 7th 2020

Businesses in Lerwick town centre are delighted to be welcoming customers through their doors once again. Expect some changes to your shopping or eating out experience - our guidance will help you know what to expect.

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Spend at da Street

June 26th 2020

Living Lerwick has launched a campaign to encourage customers to return to spending with Commercial Street businesses following the Covid-19 closures. Customers have the chance to win a £200 shopping spree.

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Free Resources Available for Businesses

May 12th 2020

Funding from the Shetland Retailers Association and the BID Resilience Fund has enabled information posters and safety starter kits to be made available for up to 150 Shetland retail businesses.

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Living Lerwick Widens Support Network

April 27th 2020

Living Lerwick have received national and local funding to provide a wider network of support to businesses throughout Shetland, and review business resilience in the coming months.

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