April 14, 2012 Herne Bay Times
TOWN bosses were left red-faced after a continental market abandoned Herne Bay after just a day and a half because no customers turned up.
Organisers had promised to turn the Bay into a bustling hive of activity over Easter with scores of traders dressed in traditional costumes.
Market organisers had pledged to stay at the Market Street car park from Good Friday to Easter Bank Holiday Monday.
But town manager Chris West was left steaming after just seven stalls set up on Friday, and then left on Saturday afternoon without even saying goodbye.
He said: “I wouldn’t normally have a market like that in the town this time of year – it can be cold and windy. But they wanted to try and were keen to come.
“We were expecting 28 stalls but they turned up with 15 traders who doubled-up on stalls so there were just seven.
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