MARKET traders in Burnley have called on the council to take action to reduce the number of empty stalls.
Stallholders have complained that high rents coupled with the tough economic climate are putting traders out of business.
Mohammed Younis, 54, who has had a stall since 1999, said he was concerned that the expensive rents would force him out of business.
He said: “In 1999, the market was full, but now there are a lot of empty stalls.
“I worry about my business. New traders have special rents and existing stallholders can’t compete.”
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