May 18, 2012 Skegness Standard
CONTROVERSIAL plans to move a market to another day have sparked fears for the future of those of Alford and Spilsby.
Moves are afoot to move Mablethorpe’s market to a Tuesday, in direct competition with Alford’s market.
Alford Town Council are planning a public meeting to air traders’ fears that Mablethorpe market’s move to a Tuesday could damage their independent market.
East Lindsey District Council plans to move Mablethorpe’s market from a Thursday to a Tuesday from next month in order to be able to transport stalls using a single new vehicle rather than the existing two.
Alford’s Town Clerk, Linda Croft, said: “Traders and business owners are extremely concerned Mablethorpe moving to a Tuesday will affect trade.
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