Wednesday, November 16, 2011 EDP24.co.uk, By DAVID BLACKMORE
Come rain, snow, wind or sun, Elaine Atkinson wakes at the crack of dawn every Saturday to run a fish stall at an historic market.
The 45-year-old is the sixth generation from her family to work on a stall at the market at Lynn’s Saturday Market Place, which has run for more than 900 years.
But following the retirement of a vegetable stall holder, she now runs the only stall to grace the weekly market which is overlooked by St Margaret’s Church.
“When I used to help out on my dad’s stall as a little girl, I can remember this market being crammed with five vegetable stalls, two fish stalls and plenty of other stalls,” she said.
“My dad was on here for 50 years and my grandfather was on here for 50 years before that, and I always remembered it being busy here.
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