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Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

Headingley Farmers’ Market nominated for national FARMA award

by Abbey Maclure Headingley market has been nominated for the Farm Retail Association’s (FARMA) Best Farmers’ Market of the Year award. Winners will be announced on 26 February at the FARMA annual conference. We visited the market to find out more:

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New Leeds shopping centre a hit with visitors… but independent traders fear business will be hit

New Leeds shopping centre a hit with visitors… but independent traders fear business will be hit

By Charlie McNalus A MARKET trader says he had his worst ever day of sales on the day a new £165 million shopping centre opened next door in Leeds.

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Wakefield Market to close within six years of opening

Wakefield Market to close within six years of opening

Wakefield Council today voted to approve plans to sell Wakefield Market’s site so a cinema and restaurants can be built in its place. The proposals mean the market will move from its current location on Union Street to an area between the Cathedral and The Ridings shopping centre. The council hopes the move will add vibrancy to Wakefield’s city centre […]

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Traders’ fears over building work at Leeds’ Kirkgate Market

Traders’ fears over building work at Leeds’ Kirkgate Market

By Anders Anglesey Retailers in Kirkgate Market are concerned that a planned multi-million pound refurbishment will disrupt and negatively impact their trade. Leeds City Council is planning a £12.3 refurbishment of the historic market that includes roof repairs, creating distinct retail zones and improving the layout of the market with new routes and signage. But business owners operating in Kirkgate […]

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Leeds market car park is closing to make way for new Victoria Gate development

Leeds market car park is closing to make way for new Victoria Gate development

By Claire Schofield Leeds’ Kirkgate Market car park is due to close to make way for a new retail development. The council-owned market car park on Union Street and George Street will be closed on the evening of April 5 so construction can get underway for the new £150 million Victoria Gate development. Victoria Gate will open in 2016 and […]

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