Freeman Street Market – Grimsby Family Fun at the First Freeman Street Festival I have been visiting Freeman Street Market during Love your Local Market fortnight for a couple of years now and I’m always intrigued to see what Markets General Manager, Sean McGarel is going to pull out of the bag. Prior to my…

BARGAIN BOOKS – Books are Big Business ‘Read all about it!’ Bargain Books are nationwide wholesale distributors to the discount trade. They supply the UK’s most popular puzzle magazines and paperback novels. They also stock an excellent range of children’s books and colouring books for all ages. If you are looking for new and interesting…

Adam Corbally – Loot from the Car Boot A couple of weeks ago, my son Caleb was asking for a new mobile phone as he had broken his before Christmas. Caleb is 11 years old and in his final year at primary school, he asked me for the new iPhone 7!? This phone is about…

All of us were horrified by the terrorist attack at Borough Market which was the third such attack in a short time. Two in London and the third in Manchester. Everyone in the markets industry will want to send their best wishes to everyone directly affected. Of course, the attack at Borough Market was not…

Run your street food business – sustainably! NCASS partners, Biopac share their top tips for trading sustainably Biopac on the recent street food revolution: “Street food is growing in popularity – and it’s not difficult to see why. In cities, stalls and vans are the cosmopolitan way to grab a tasty treat – whilst festivals,…

Groupe Geraud launches new-look Grays Market partnership Grays Market welcomes the arrival of Groupe Geraud to assist in their plan to become Essex’s new shopping destination Europe’s largest private operator of local authority markets, Groupe Geraud, has undertaken its latest town centre market venture in Grays Market, Essex.  They have joined forces with the local…

Keswick Market The Thursday market, which has been operated by Geraud UK Ltd on behalf of Allerdale Council, for over 15 years, is one of two that operates within the lakeside town’s Market Square, the other being on a Saturday. The Thursday market was originally set up as a local produce and craft market and…

Family Fun at Forge Market With Love your Local Market 2017 in full swing, Glasgow’s Forge Market, heralded as Scotland’s Largest Indoor Market, has lots of family based activities planned as part of an ongoing programme of improvements. Group Geraud’s Operations Manager, Matt Steele spoke of the company’s plans. Based in the east end area…