Page 42 - MarketTimesAugust2016
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Beyond the reach of the big supermarkets, amid the rolling countryside of God’s own county, the markets of Pickering and Helmsley are doing what they have done so well for centuries — bringing their towns alive every Monday and Friday respectively. Now Ryedale District Council has woken up to the idea that these solid rural markets could do even better. Nicola Gould reports on efforts to revitalise them
Helmsley Castle Pickering (on a very wet day)
Stephanie Medcalf is markets officer for
Ryedale District Council and manages Joanne Hartley and her husband Mark sell cards on both Helmsley and Pickering markets Helmsley and Pickering markets

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