NABMA is finalising plans to hold a National Market Day as a response to the recommendation contained in the recent Mary Portas Report. We are delighted that Mary has given such a prominent feature to markets. [Read more…]
Archives for May 2012
Grant Shapps, CLG Minister, yesterday welcomed the news that 218 markets had already committed to LYLM and NMD and that over 2800 stalls, stands and pitches are available for new traders. Speaking at the joint APPG Meeting, attended by representatives of Markets, Town Centre and Retail interests he urged everyone to work hard to make sure that the opportunities for new start businesses were not lost. [Read more…]
Rosie Winterton M.P, Markets Champion under the former Labour Government continues to maintain her interest in markets. She is delighted by the success enjoyed by Doncaster Market in the Nabma Market of the Year Competitions and encourages everyone to support LYLM and NMD. Rosie believes that markets are a crucial part of town centre activity. Rosie is pictured with NABMA President, Jeff Clarke.
Marcus Jones M.P, Chairman of the Town Centre APPG , sees markets as an important part of town centres and is proud of the achievements of the markets in his Nuneaton Constituency. He wants to see town centre Managers and Markets Managers working together to improve town centres. Marcus Jones is pictured supporting LYLM with NABMA President Jeff Clarke and President Elect, Councillor Geraldine Carter.
Ann Coffey M.P, Chairman of the APPMG, has been a longstanding champion of markets through her work with the APPMG. She is delighted to see the increased recognition given to markets in the Mary Portas report. She recognises that the key to the continuing success of markets is getting new traders and she welcomes the way in which Nabma and NMTF have worked to promote LYLM and NMD.
Visit Chesterfield Town Centre on this special Spring Bank Holiday Monday and for music, comedy and a whole host of fun. [Read more…]
Kirklees Council are keeping Dewsbury Market on the tourism destination trail with a new promotional scheme aimed at coach and group visits. [Read more…]
NABMA congratulates Manchester Specialist Markets on the award of ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems Certification ISO 1400 – Health and Safety Management Systems Certification ISO 18001 – Environmental Management Systems Certification. [Read more…]