Oswestry undeterred by weather

Oswestry undeterred by weather

Oswestry MarketOswestry Market, winners of the Nabma prize for Best Local Council Market 2013, launched their Love Your Local Market event amidst pouring rain but thanks to a programme that supported the market a great day was had by all.[space]

The Best Local Council Market Award was to recognise the investment in the market hall in terms of introduction of wifi, improved public conveniences, decoration and signage, installation of a lift and other improvements as well as trader improvements, variety of stalls and customer service.  Pictured with Adam are Councillor Mrs Cynthia Hawksley Chair of the Markets and Car Parks Committee and Mrs Val Schofield the Mayoress.  Adam visited market traders, did interviews with BBC and other media and then did presentations to Walford and North Shropshire College, Oswestry School and the Marches School.  The evening before he presented to Start Up Britain at the local college. [space]

Town Mayor Chris Schofield admitted that this had been a very successful event. “Despite the heavy rain that spoilt the outdoor market plans everyone really enjoyed meeting Adam and sharing his experiences as a market trader in Glossop. The young people enjoyed his presentations that provided sound advice in terms of motivation, confidence building and shaping a can do attitude for life.”

 

 

Banner photo courtesy of Klikklok under The Creative Commons Licence