December7, 2011 BBC News Derby
Derby City Council has been discussing closing one of its two city centre indoor markets.
The authority’s yearly rental income from Eagle Centre and Guildhall markets has been reduced because not all the stalls are occupied.
The council stressed that it was still working on a strategy and closing a market was only one of the options.
Traders said they would resist closure if the proposals to shut a market were put forward by the council.
In a council meeting, the authority’s chief executive, Adam Wilkinson, said the authority was considering the sustainability of having two markets and looking to reduce the amount of space for market stalls in the city.
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