New home for Barnsley’s Markets Barnsley’s historic Markets will be rehoused in a £120m retail development complex which has been named The Glass Works. The Glass Works is located on a 3.8 hectare site around Cheapside and will provide a 590,000 sq. ft. of family-led, day and night time leisure and retail facilities. The centre…

Celebrity Chefs James Martin, Michael Caines, Ainsley Harriott and Simon Rimmer have been confirmed to appear at this year’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival. A recipe for success Four celebrity chefs will be giving live cookery demonstrations and hosting a series of special events at the festival, which will run from 25 – 28 August. More than 263,000…

Shopping and family fun on Northampton Market this Easter In the lead up to Easter, visitors to the town centre will be treated to some family fun and seasonal shopping on the Market Square. On Sunday 9 April, shoppers will have the opportunity to peruse over 30 stalls showcasing a range of local produce, unique…

40 years at Boston Market Dave McGuffog is aiming for his half century after trading non-stop on Boston Market for the past 40 years. His pitch on other markets has come and gone, but Boston has been the constant for all that time. His family-run business, Bourne Blinds and Flooring, manufactures and fits blinds, shutters…

‘Spring Sale’ at Penkridge Market… Penkridge Market have announced today that they will be holding a fantastic ‘Spring Sale’ on Wednesday 22nd and Saturday 25th March with over 100 market stalls selling everything from clothes, handbags and jewellery, to plants, books and hardware. The Market will run from 9am to 3pm, and with free admission…

Free teenage market back again Bolton’s successful Teenage Market has proved to be such a success that it will be coming back – on three dates in 2017. The market aims to give young people an opportunity to showcase their business ideas as well as their musical and dramatic talents and young entrepreneurs still have…

Traders wanted for the Market Square’s first Easter Fair Northampton Market is calling for traders to take part in its first Easter Fair, which is planned for Sunday 9 April. The Easter themed market will open between 11am and 4pm and aims to treat shoppers to a showcase of local produce, unique Easter gifts and…

Bristol-based Anstee’s Bakery forks out £5K for unauthorised equipment use Bristol-based Anstee’s Bakery has had to provide a Court with a formal Undertaking to stop using bread baskets belonging to Bakers Basco for transporting its products without permission, in addition to paying £5,250 in costs and damages. During a legal hearing, which took place on…

How to prepare for the events season ahead January is an indubitably quiet time for the events industry and with it, for many a mobile caterer too. For many of our members, the low season is the perfect opportunity to get some rest after several seven day weeks and more shopping, travelling, prepping and cooking…