Commercial Street Comes Close Second

November 25th 2019

Commercial Street has come a close second to neighbouring Kirkwall in the public vote to find Scotland's most beautiful high street in 2019.

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Gift Appeal Launched

November 15th 2019

Living Lerwick is launching a Christmas gift appeal in conjunction with the Shetland Food Bank and Food for the Way to gather gifts for people in Shetland in need this festive season.

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Commercial Street shortlisted for Beautiful award

October 28th 2019

Lerwick’s Commercial Street is one of eight towns shortlisted for the title of Scotland’s most beautiful high street in 2019.

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Think Local First

October 27th 2019

Living Lerwick will launch a month-long campaign on Friday to highlight the benefits of using local goods and services in the lead up to the main Christmas Shopping month.

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Sheep Hunters Collect Prizes

October 11th 2019

James Leslie and Alina Shewan found all the missing sheep in the town centre last week and were chosen as the winners of the competition.

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Ninian Wool Week Window tops the poll

October 7th 2019

Knitwear designer, Ninian, has topped the poll for the best Shetland Wool Week window display during last weeks superbly popular festival with 73% of the votes.

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MRI Scanner Appeal Donation

August 19th 2019

A cheque for £774.40 was presented to the Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal today on behalf of town centre businesses.

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Superb Week of Activity

August 15th 2019

Lerwick Shopping Week took place last week and had the benefit of dry weather for shoppers and activity hunters to take part in events. The event was run alongside Shetland Boat Week this year and many events had a nautical theme including the Pirate Treasure hunt, Island Larder pirate chocolate workshops and jet ski taster sessions to name a few.

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Flagstone Work Complete Ahead of Schedule

June 11th 2019

The flagstone works at the north end of Commercial Street were completed on Friday, more than a week ahead of schedule, thanks to recent good weather. Barrier fencing surrounding the work site has now been cleared and the street will remain closed to vehicles until the end of next month to allow the flagstone base to cure.

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Easter Winner

April 20th 2019

Isla Jamieson, from Sandness, was drawn as the winner of the recent Spring Hunt in Lerwick Town Centre and received a prize of a handmade easter chick from Amy Henderson of Mirrie Dancers.

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