The Man v Sausage competition held on Saturday 15 December was won by Nikos Whittaker a last minute stand in who filled a space for a competitor who couldn’t attend at short notice. [Read more…]
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NABMA Chief Executive Graham Wilson this week visited the Belfast Christmas Market that is operated by Market Place Europe Ltd.
Pictured welcoming Graham Wilson is Allan Hartwell, a founder of the company. [Read more…]
The shoppers of Chesterfield were invited to vote for their Favourite Market Traders in a competition which was run by Chesterfield Borough Council in the Chesterfield Market Retailer Guide. This proved very popular with lots of entries and it was an extremely close fought competition.
W Ayres were delighted to win the title of ‘Favourite Market Stall’ for the outdoor market and Charles Ferne of W Ayres was presented with a certificate and prize by the Mayor of Chesterfield Cllr Don Parsons at a presentation on Chesterfield Market.
United Sweets of America, a new sweet shop selling American only produce, opened in Castleford market on Saturday (December 1) – thanks to Wakefield Council’s business start-up scheme.
Tony Hirst, 35, had been trading in Pontefract outdoor market for just over three months when he learned about the business start-up scheme and decided to use it to expand his business.
Durham’s largest annual retail festival has broken all records, attracting an estimated 70,000 visitors to Durham city centre last weekend and also bringing in 111 coaches, an increase of 17% on the previous record from last year.