James Wild MP has welcomed the news that popular outdoor markets across North West Norfolk are set to reopen.
With lockdown restrictions easing across the country, and government advice that markets can reopen, traders are returning to King’s Lynn and Hunstanton as well as the farmers' market at Creake Abbey.
James Wild MP, said -
It's been a difficult time for many Norfolk traders and wonderful local food suppliers.
Now is our opportunity to support them by coming out to shop in the fresh air, respecting the social distancing and measures put in place by the Council."
In King’s Lynn traders were back at Tuesday Market Place on Tuesday 2nd June selling goods from garden ornaments to fresh fish. On Sunday 7th June Hunstanton will welcome back traders at the usual location in the Southend Car Park, off Le Strange Terrace. There will be stalls selling ladies and gents clothes, books, stationary, jewellery and hair accessories.
And the Creake Abbey farmers market will be open for business on Saturday, June 6 from 9.30am to 1pm. Among the 45 stalls that will be at the market are Bread Source, Marsh Pig, who sell charcuterie, Jess Bakes, with homemade macarons, WhataHoot hand-distilled Norfolk gin and Rocketship Sauces. There will be safety measures in place to prevent the spread of the virus.
Cllr Stuart Dark, Cabinet Member for Emergency Planning/Covid-19 Response, said -
We have followed government guidance to reopen the markets in King’s Lynn and Hunstanton and thank the traders for their understanding with the new measures in place which include larger spaces between stalls and to monitor number of customers who visit their stall at any one time.”
King's Lynn and Hunstanton markets are managed by the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, should traders like more details or to join the weekly markets please call 01553 616202 or email email@example.com