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Lerwick town centre is a vibrant and busy place with lots going on.

Follow our YouTube channel and video page here for short films exploring the area and it's activities.

Success Stories from Lerwick Town Centre

May 15th 2024

Join us in our heartwarming short film as we shine a spotlight on the timeless success stories of four cherished businesses in Lerwick Town Centre.

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Open after 5pm in Lerwick

June 1st 2024

Join us as we highlight the fantastic businesses that keep their doors open after dark. From beauticians to hair salons and restaurants to lively pubs and bars, discover all the wonderful places you can visit in Lerwick during the evening.

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How do you like to travel to Da Street?

May 9th 2024

Explore the many ways to reach Da Street in Lerwick Town Centre! In this video, we're excited to showcase all the convenient transportation options available. Whether you prefer driving your car, strolling through on foot, cycling for some fresh air, hopping on a bus, or even arriving by boat. There are plenty of parking spaces available, including designated disabled spaces. Join us as we highlight the ease and accessibility of reaching our town centre.

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New Faces on Da Street

May 7th 2024

Commercial Street is at the heart of Lerwick town centre and is home to a wide range of fantastic independent local businesses offering goods and services to the Shetland community. This short film introduces a few of the newer faces on da street – they look forward to welcoming new and existing customers for many years to come

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Buy Local - Mam's £20 Journey

January 23rd 2021

When we buy local, we support our local community including friends, neighbours and even family. It creates jobs, and allows small businesses to support each other. Our short film looks at how far one person buying local can support others.

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Trading in Lerwick

March 4th 2022
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The Magical Place!

March 1st 2021

Imagine there was a magical place where you could go and find nearly everything you might need! It's not a myth - it exists, and what's more; it's local!

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Shop local this Christmas

December 15th 2022

Watch this short film about all the fabulous shops and choice of gifts available in our town centre.

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Christmas shopping on Commercial Street

December 2nd 2021

Christmas shopping on Da Street. Remember always THINK LOCAL first!

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Meet LHD Custom Clothing

January 15th 2021

Julie from LHD Custom Clothing tells us what she loves about working in the town centre and what it means to her.

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Outdoor Trek

February 17th 2022

Have a look around the Outdoor Trek shop on Commercial Street and learn more about Fraser's business.

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Meet Maunsie

January 15th 2021

Meet Maunsie - Living Lerwick's town centre mascot in his debut appearance in October 2020.

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Living Lerwick Christmas Lights

January 23rd 2021

How do the Christmas lights come on in the town centre with no Santa parade...?

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Meet Joanna from Ninian

January 23rd 2021

Joanna tells us about what it means to her to have a business on the street.

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Meet some of the ladies at Shetland Soap Company

January 23rd 2021

The ladies at the Shetland Soap Company tell us what it means to them to work on Da Street

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Shopping local-What it means to us

January 23rd 2021

Leann from Begg Shoes tells us why she's missed having customers in the shop and what they're doing to keep you all safe.

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Going ta Da Street

January 23rd 2021

A poem by James Andrew Sinclair about Lerwick town centre.

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