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Market Trader May 10th 2019 - In This Week


1

Retired man banned from markets

A pensioner has been banned for life from two council markets in Lancashire after sharpening a knife for a stallholder on some nearby stone steps and laughing about it when confronted by an official.

Turn to page 2 for more.


2

Were all off to Barking...

Atillio that charming little Italian Trattoria on Cowcross Street has gone and with it a truly affordable set menu, old fashioned family atmosphere and my last eating place in the shadow of Smithfield. Well the march of the ‘corporates’ along the road from Farringdon tube has been steady and relentless – spurred by the planned arrival of Crossrail. Though when that delayed train will actually reach the platforms of the shiny new station is increasingly uncertain.

Read more on page 6.


3

Big plans for Welsh resort

Denbighshire council is investing £5m into buying the former Savoy Hotel and Queen’s Market buildings in Rhyl, as part of ambitious £30m plans to transform the heart of the town.

Page 10 has the full story.


4

Securing the future of the UK High Street

Tom Brown, managing director of real estate at Ingenious, reveals some fascinating insights about the potential future of our high streets

See page 14 for more information.


5

Bringing history back to life in Oxford

Oxford City Council and Oxford Preservation Trust are working together to restore three historic units in Oxford Covered Market.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

Market is killing high street, councillor claims

Local media has reported that at a recent meeting of Holywell Town Council in Flintshire, plans were discussed regarding the future of the town’s traditional market, after a councillor claimed it was “killing off” the high street.

Look at page 20 for the rest of the story.


7

Businesses benefit from historic premises

A new report published recently by Historic England explores how business owners and operators based in historic buildings feel about where they work.

The full article is on page 22.


Market Trader April 26th, 2019 - In This Week



1

Traders back proposals for market move

Stallholders in a West Yorkshire town have given their backing to a major revamp of the outdoor market after politicians revealed plans to redesign its current location.

Turn to page 2 for more.


2

Stand by your stalls

It’s been revealed just which of London’s gaffs are to be visited by delegates at this year’s International Public Markets Conference.

Read more on page 6.


3

New monthly market for city

A new monthly street market is to be staged in a Lancashire city centre as part of a major drive to bring in more visitors to the city.

Page 10 has the full story.


4

Blame The Ballie!

These lists of the worst PMs ever proliferating in the media recently are designed of course to be headed by the present unfortunate No 10 occupier Mrs May (at least as I write this). The work seemingly of naive young hacks through diligent use of Wikipedia are risible where they are not downright garbage. Most PMs end their careers as failures after all.

See page 14 for more information.


5

The vision for Derby

As previously reported in Market Trader, work is well underway on an £11.2m regeneration programme in Derby, the aim of which is to transform the city’s Grade II Listed Victorian Market Hall into a contemporary and vibrant retail destination by Summer 2023.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

Transport matters

A “fairer” approach to calculating national infrastructure spending could help towns in the north of England that have been hit hardest by the decline of the High Street, according to new research.

Look at page 20 for the rest of the story.


7

Car show at market

Mansfield Market is hosting a car show on Sunday April 28 and there promises to be a significant number of owners taking part.

The full article is on page 22.


 

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