NABMA have announced details of a vacancy within their company, and are encouraging applications upto the 31st October:- Recruiter: The National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) Location: N/A.  This Communications officer role operates as a consultant basis so you would work from your own location.  You might need to travel in the UK one…

Northampton Borough Council – Creating a chewing-gum free town Northampton Borough Council is encouraging people to enjoy and dispose of chewing gum responsibly. Neighbourhood wardens, park rangers and members of the community safety team will be in the Market Square on Wednesday, 25 October talking about the need to keep our town clean as well…

Relaunch of Dudley Market As you may well have read in the August issue of MTN, Dudley Market was recently taken over by London Market specialists, Tudor Markets. Kirsty went to the launch day on 2 September to meet some of the traders, old and new It was a sunny Saturday in September; Black Country…

With over 40 years of experience making German sausages, you can be assured of the quality from the Sausage Master. Christmas markets are famed for selling German sausages and the Sausage Master is a specialist in providing the best wurst to traders. They offer a wide range of top quality sausages and also offer a…

Highlights of the NABMA Conference For those of you that are thinking about joining NABMA or are members and have never attended a conference, I thought it might be quite useful to give a brief overview of the presentations that you can expect to see over the one and a half days. A huge amount…

Graham steps down as CEO The NABMA Gala Awards Dinner is a celebratory evening, honouring the work of the people who promote and embrace the markets industry. Therefore, it was only fitting that a special presentation be made to outgoing Chief Executive, Graham Wilson, acknowledging the amazing work that he has achieved in the fourteen…

NABMA Diploma in Market Administration – the passport to success The recent annual conference held by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) celebrated success for a further 19 officers from across the UK who have achieved a formal qualification in Market Administration. Now in its sixth year, over 100 people have now successfully…

Figures released by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) in July show that there was a reduction in fraudulent claims and costs in 2016. Overall there was a reduction in organised and pre-meditated fraud which was offset slightly by an increase in opportunistic  (unplanned – this could be a spur of the moment incident or…

NABMA held its Annual Conference in Stratford-upon-Avon this year and almost 200 people attended – a record for the organisation. We were delighted that Kirsty from MTN was one of the delegates. The event saw the end of an era for the organisation as we marked the stepping down of Graham Wilson, who has been…