This is Sussex by David Farbrother
CRAWLEY’S historic market, which has been in business for an incredible 810 years, is in grave danger of folding.
The market, which can trace its origins back to King John granting a licence in 1202, currently takes place on Fridays and Saturdays in the High Street.
But customers and stalls have dwindled to such an extent that market traders warn it could close within the next six months.
Sandy Turner’s family have been running a handbags and hats stall for 30 years – but she fears for the future.
She said: “My mum and dad did it and I’ve been running a stall since I was 12 – and I have never known it this bad.
“It’s so hard to make money here. We do get new traders trying their luck but they rarely last more than a week – one, last Saturday, only took £30.
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