April 5, 2012 Cornish Guardian
TRADERS at Lostwithiel’s produce market have united to save it from folding.
The market was run by the Cornish Guild of Smallholders (CGOS), an organisation set up to support local traders, but last Saturday the CGOS Taste Cornwall shop in Liskeard ceased trading.
It then emerged that the CGOS organisation has collapsed due to the recession, and at Friday’s Lostwithiel produce market in the community centre the event was officially closed down.
Determined not to lose their much-loved market, however, the traders have teamed together to launch a new one.
It will continue in the same vein but will have a new name and committee.
Georgina Vokes, who sells her Cornish pottery at the market, is the acting chairman of the new organisation and said she wanted to reassure all traders and customers that it would keep going.
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