CROWDS of 10,000 people from across the borough took part in the spectacular Tameside Christmas Market opening celebrations. Festivities on Sunday 30th November 2014 included a beautiful Winter Wonderland Lantern Parade, which involved families and community groups from all over Tameside, the Christmas lights switch on and a spectacular fireworks display. All of Tameside’s brass…

York’s eagerly awaited St Nicholas Fair launched today (Thursday 27 November) with the award for The Best Dressed Stand going to Paula Snowdon from Millies Designs. Paula, who can usually be found in Shambles Market on Saturdays and Sundays, is launching a new range of high quality decorations and shabby chic gifts at the Fair.…

Free training on offer to potential market stall holders Budding market traders are being offered free expert training, as well as reduced stall holder fees, in the historic North East Derbyshire town of Bolsover. The rare opportunity comes after the town won a £750K bid for European funding to brush up Bolsover’s image and boost…

Durham Outdoor Market welcomes new student traders this coming weekend, as three teams of students compete to win Durham University Marketing Society’s Christmas Market Challenge. The culmination of the Challenge, which began on Wednesday 5th November, sees the students selling their Christmas-themed products at stalls in Durham Market Place alongside the regular Outdoor Market on…

Oldham town centre’s independent businesses and traders are getting into the Christmas spirit by giving their customers some great offers and incentives in the run up to the festive season. Starting on Monday, December 1 and running until Christmas Eve, there will be an offer a day for residents and shoppers to take advantage of.…