Bideford Pannier Market to open an extra day

Bideford market.

Bideford market. - Credit: Archant

The Pannier Market in Bideford will now be open on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the run up to Christmas.

BIDEFORD Pannier Market will now be trading for an extra day in the run up to Christmas.

The town council’s Market Management Committee agreed the market can trade on Fridays, in addition to the usual Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Councillor David Howell, of the committee, told the Gazette: “This has come from the stall holders themselves; they wanted to try trading for an extra day.

“It’s great to see some enthusiasm and trade going up in the market.”

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Tomorrow (Friday) will be the first day of trading and the extra day will run up until Christmas.

Councillor Howell added: “Friday and Saturday could be great trading days for the market.

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“We will be reviewing this in January and I am hopefully it is something we will be able to continue for the busier parts of the year.”

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