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Fears For Future Of Hoyland Market

Monday March 4 2013


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HOYLAND market is struggling to pull in the crowds - and it's feared that it might fold.

Traders have said that customer numbers had fallen, and high rents are to blame for putting potential stallholders off.

Geoff Crossley has sold cleaning products and toiletries on the market for 43 years.

He said every stall used to be 'jam-packed full' but now about half as many people come to the market.

"There's a big danger the market could go,'' said Geoff. "If you can't sell the stalls, customers won't come because they like to have a look around," he added.

It's thought that the new Tesco that's planned on Market Street would take trade from the market and mean people would not need to come into the town centre.



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Reply Posted by Andy Smith on Tuesday March 5 2013 at 14:17
Back in the 70s-80s my mum used to take me down to the market for all my clothes and all the veg etc.

Niw when I go down there is nothing there and empty stalls make it look untidy and unloved

Reply Posted by Kk on Wednesday March 6 2013 at 20:34
How mature wedge. In the state of Britain today people are glad of a bargain. If they get rid of the market alot of the traders will loose a days wage. But your either too thick or too young to understand that!!

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