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Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

  What does Scarborough want from its new market? EXCITING £2.7m plans to transform Scarborough’s historic market are moving forward and partners in the project want local people to get involved. They want to speak to shoppers, stallholders, local businesses and residents about what they want to see change. The feedback they get will feed…

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Every Day is Black Friday at Harborough Market

Over the past ten years, shopping has undergone a dramatic change, triggered by the rise of online shopping, discount retailers and out of town retail parks. In 2013, Asda, which is owned by American retail giant Walmart, participated in the UK’s version of Black Friday, with most of the major retailers such as Marks &…


Increase profits: display your food hygiene rating!

On November 30th the Food Standards Agency (FSA) celebrate the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme’s (FHRS) fifth birthday. These days 70% of consumers recognise the distinctive green and black rating sticker. 93% of businesses have already achieved a rating of 3 or more with research showing that ratings of 3 to 5 are acceptable to consumers….


Fleetwood Market Manager takes the Plunge for Pudsey!

He won’t need his wellies but our Market Manager Julian Brent, will be making a splash when he plunges into the Dunk Tank in aid of Children in Need, at Fleetwood Market this Saturday 14 November. Julian says: “I believe Children in Need is a great charity and some of our thoughtful market traders here…

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Celebrity pop-up restaurants for festival

Pop-up restaurant nights with celebrity chefs have been added to the menu for Bolton’s Winter Festival. Former BBC Masterchef finalist Jackie Kearney and Manchester chef Robert Owen Brown will join 2015 Masterchef winner Simon Wood and Great British Bake Off finalist Luis Troyano for a series of Christmas-themed cookery events. The festival, organised by Bolton…

Tate Christmas Market

Xmas Markets Ltd announces

“Christmas Market at Tate Modern” 20th November – 23rd December 2015  The Tate Modern Christmas Market brings the real Christmas feeling back for the second year to this magnificent location. Experience a taste of what a traditional, beautifully lit German style Christmas Market has to offer. Authentically decorated wooden chalets will sell a wide range of…

Ashton Market New Kiosk

The new-look Ashton Market is starting to take shape.

Kiosks are gradually being installed, and with utility work nearing its end shoppers and traders will soon see major signs of progress. A new recent development saw the arrival of the kiosk that will be used as a café by Walter Wright, who also runs the market’s roundabouts. Another, which was installed a few weeks…

Northampton Christmas Market

Countdown to Christmas in Northampton

Northampton’s Christmas lights will be switched on, on Thursday 19 November, with fun from 5.30pm in the Market Square.  Heart FM will start the countdown and EastEnders star John Partridge, along with his pantomime pals from the Royal and Derngate and the Deco, will flick the seasonal switch to light up the streets of Northampton…

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