Budding entrepreneurs in South Derbyshire can learn more about how to follow in the footsteps of Tesco and Marks and Spencers by setting up their own market stall. Advice, support and guidance are available at the free Become a Market Trader workshop being held at People Express, next to Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, in West Street,…

Barrow in Furness’s original Covered Market was built for the Furness Railway Company in 1864 but was bought by Barrow Council in 1874. The site of the Indoor and Outdoor Markets had been the brainchild of Sir James Ramsden, who had earmarked the location in a master plan he drew up in 1856. Establishing a…

The Market Square has been the centre of Cambridge since the middle ages. Cambridge was a flourishing town by the 10th Centuary and even had its own mint. It was also the administrative centre for area and so it was a Town of some importance. By the time of the Domesday Book, in 1086 Cambridge…

Errol Sunday Market has a fascinating and unusual history. What was once a military airfield with strategic importance is now the location of Scotland’s largest indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot. The Sunday Market is owned and operated by the Morris Leslie Group, which was originally founded over 40 years ago on a farm in…

An interesting issue has been raised by one of our members relating to the position of markets held under Charter. The member was of a view that such markets were exempt for VAT purposes. Unfortunately, this is not the case so if any other members were of the view that their charter powers protected them…

As announced on Twitter earlier today, Kirsty Flatt will be leaving the Market industry and her role on MTN. We would like to place on record our thanks for all of Kirsty’s efforts on the Publication over recent years, and wish her all the very best for her future career. Due to the change, we…

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