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For the opening day of this years Love Your Local Market fortnight our Campaign Manager headed down to Leeds Market for a round of BBC interviews for 14 local radio stations. It seemed like the ideal opportunity to catch up with a few of the traders...

Operating 200 stalls at around 60% occupancy rate, Tommyfield Market Hall in Oldham narrowly missed out on the coveted Best Love Your Local Market Event in the Great British Market Awards. We caught up with them to ask what they had done during #LYLM2016. Q: So what new...

Operating an average of 99 stalls at around 93% occupancy rate, the Cambridge General and Sunday Market pulled out all the stops for Love Your Local Market fortnight. Q: So what new start opportunities are there at Cambridge Market? For Love Your Local Market, the team offered...

Severely hit by flooding in the Winter of 2015, the town of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District here celebrates 750 years of its local market during Love Your Local Market fortnight 2016. In January ahead of the Great British Market Awards, being held...

Celebratory markets will be held at North End Road on 21st and 28th May to mark Love Your Local Market Fortnight.   Young entrepreneurs, start up businesses, students and others have been invited to take part in two special Saturday markets on North End Road to celebrate...

Shrewsbury Market Hall is staging a celebration of food, music, art and Crossman ship in a Lifestyle Festival on May 20 and 21st. Attractions will include food and craft demonstrations, workshops, tastings, live music, film and an opportunity to meet some of the towns celebrated artists. On...

Deeney’s was founded in the Summer of 2012 by Carol and Paddy and is a great example of how starting out on a market stall can lead onto great things.   Carol was born and bred in a Scottish café and has spent her whole life cooking...

Greg Small founded Rummanco in 2005 with the aim of sharing the speciality dishes of Jamaica, his ancestral homeland, with hungry Londoners.   With help from Shepherds Markets startup brand "Startisans' the young chef uses traditional Caribbean recipes as a starting point  to create his own unique, creative...

Family business, Partridges Markets that also include Shepherds Markets and Startisans have beaten off the competition at the NABMA Great British Market Awards and walked away with the title of Best Market Attraction for their Duke of York Square Market in Chelsea, and the outstanding...

Now held three times a year, The Lancashire Market, operated by the Preston Business Improvement District averages 100 stalls. Q: So what new start opportunities are there on the Lancashire Market? We heavily subsidise the cost of trading at the Lancashire Market to encourage fledgling, cottage and...