February 24, 2012 Craven Herald
Skipton Market will be run jointly by the town and district councils from next month.
The year-long interim arrangement will allow the town council enough time to take over sole responsibility of the four-days-a-week market and update its business plan for its future development.
But it will not mean the town council will have to go ahead if it turns out to be unworkable, town councillors were told last week.
From March, the town council will be responsible for “on street” issues for the year, such as making sure the market is tidy and accesses are clear and checking security and the height of overhead cables.
Its officers will also be responsible for checking weather conditions and liaising with traders, police and traffic wardens, and also collecting payment for the market authority, Craven District Council, which will continue to be responsible for issuing consents to trade, liaising with frontagers and traders and cleansing and environmental health.
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