Page 3 - Market Times February 2014
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  ON THE COVER
Francis Boua, drumming up trade on Oxford Gloucester Green market
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Tavistock Pannier — the town’s hidden gem
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REPORTS
Oxford Gloucester Green — the new-look attraction complements the dreaming spires, ancient colleges and bright, welcoming shops
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Work Experience — more than 120 market traders have offered work experience placements to young people, through an NMTF-backed scheme
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Bath Guildhall — a firm fixture on the Bath tourist trail
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Hanley — a warm and welcoming market which is wearing rather well
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NEWS etc
Times
February 2014
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