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              ON THE COVER
Claire Swallow — The Closet Queen reigns supreme on Barnsley market
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NEWS etc
The Closet Queen reigns supreme 5
Plans to move Stockport market
spark uncertainty 13
The benefits of a roaming SIM card 13
The decline of cash and the rise in contactless payments 13
How markets can save our town centres 15 Take part in Mission for Markets 15 Look after your van – or face prosecution 15 Clara gets a taste for market trading 20 Chief Executive’s update 21 Real Deal campaign marches on 21 NMTF AGM 2016 23 Managers – go for professional status 31 Obituary – George Bingham 46 Obituary – Allan Gorbutt 46 How will the new Consumer Rights Act
affect you? 46 Advertisers index 47 Market Times quiz 47
Times December2015 FEATURES
   Times December 2015 POSTED DIRECTLY TO AROUND 25,000 TRADERS, ALL KNOWN MARKET OPERATORS & KEY INDUSTRY DECISION MAKERS
      Putting the relish back into Worcester Market
   Braintree — the market is a popular attraction that the locals love
p6
Worcester — celebrating
its first anniversary after £555,000 revamp, this traditional market is flourishing
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 A Cheshire market with a warm heart and a fighting spirit
  Grimsby — from drab and down-at-heel to a bright, airy modern market place p24
REPORTS
Enfield — the market is transformed in just three months p10
Banbury — relocated market aims for a brighter future p28
Cambridge Street Traders — what’s hot in Cambridge? p39
Sandbach — picturesque setting for a historic market p35
Penkridge — a traditional market pulling in the punters
p42
    Penkridge pulls in the punters
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