New BID Project Managers Appointed

January 25th 2018

As of 15th January 2018, Emma Miller and Selina-May Miller will take over the reins as Lerwick town centre enters its second Business Improvement District (BID) term.Emma worked for Shetland Amenity Trust as its marketing officer alongside organisi...

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Westside Pine Wins Best town centre Christmas Window Display

December 13th 2017

Businesses in Lerwick town centre decorated their windows with a festive theme to encourage the public to vote for them before 11th December in the Living Lerwick Best town centre Christmas Window Display competition.

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Everyone pulls together for Christmas Event

December 4th 2017

There was a huge turnout for Living Lerwick’s Magical Christmas Light Switch-on Parade on Saturday 2nd December.

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Living Lerwick Christmas light switch-on parade just got even better

November 30th 2017

The Living Lerwick Christmas light switch-on parade just got even better. Love From Shetland will be taking Connor the goat out in the parade. He’ll be all dressed up in his Christmas jumper with bells on. Island Larder will have roasted chestnuts, fresh crepes, Belgian Hot Chocolate and just out the oven Mince-pie rolls for you to grab and enjoy as the parade takes place. Aurora Gifts are offering 10% off jewellery and gifts on the day.

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Joint Effort Brings Tree to Market Cross

November 23rd 2017

For the third 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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Magical Christmas Light Switch-on Parade

November 22nd 2017

The Christmas lights (provided by the businesses in the area through Living Lerwick) will be switched on by Peerie Foxes nursery bairns waving their magic wands as they pass. This year’s Jarl Squad will be out as part of the parade and the brass band will provide music as the parade progresses

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BID Management Contract Invitation to tender

October 7th 2017

Living Lerwick Ltd is seeking a person or company to take on the contract as project manager of the Living Lerwick BID until 31/08/2021.

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Calder and Layla Win Bairns Photo Hunt Competition

August 31st 2017

Winners of the Bairns Photo Hunt competition, Calder and Layla Evans, are "made up" with their win and prizes from Lerwick town centre retailers.

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New “Goin Tae Da Street” Video Proves Popular

August 25th 2017

Living Lerwick commissioned JJ Jamieson to produce a video to showcase the town centre, it’s businesses and the community they serve.JJ filmed during Shopping week and used the services of local poet, James Sinclair, to create the voiceover. In just one day, it was viewed over 21,000 times and shared by 340 people.

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Town Centre Businesses Vote to Continue With BID

August 25th 2017

The project management team and directors of the Lerwick BID would like to thank all those members who voted positively in the recent ballot to determine whether the BID should go to a second stage and who have shown confidence in the ability of the BID model to continue improving what is on offer in the town centre by encouraging businesses to work together.

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