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Pictures: West Bridgford Farmers Market open today with safety measures in place

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West Bridgford Farmers Market – The popular farmers’ market on Central Avenue is open today with coronavirus safety measures.

Today sees another West Bridgford Farmers Market after almost three months of lockdown measures because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The traders have set up stalls on the Croquet Lawn in the centre of West Bridgford.

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Rushcliffe Borough Council have visited the site along with members of the Environmental Health team.

At this stage only selceted traders are at the site, representing those currently in the government’s essential category and are set to include Grasmere Farm selling meat products and Scarborough Fayre offering fish, eggs, bison and venison.

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Goachers fresh fruit, jams and juices, Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, Tuxford Windmill, Eden Farm’s organic vegetables and Rushcliffe based Turners Bakery’s sumptuous bread and cakes complete the list.

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Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Transformation and Business Cllr Andy Edyvean said: “We’re incredibly pleased to see the Farmers’ Market reopen, allowing residents and visitors alike to support local businesses whilst shopping for essential items.

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“The changes made to the market are paramount to ensure the safety of both stallholders and their valued customers.

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“We will continue to adapt services where possible whilst prioritising residents’ safety and doing all we can to support local businesses in line with government advice.”

 

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