May 31, 2012 Eastbourne Herald
PLANS to run regular street markets in Eastbourne town centre have been given the go ahead.
The market area will stretch down Terminus Road from the seafront to the junction with Langney Road near the Post Office. Eastbourne Borough Council, which is behind the plans, says it is expected the market will be held every month to start with before being increased to fortnightly and then weekly. A council spokesperson said there would be a maximum of 60 pitches operating from 9am to 5.30pm on market days.
“The aim is to provide a high quality market selling local produce that will complement, rather than compete with, existing retailers,” said the spokesperson.
“The market will sell a range of local and fresh produce which will include fruit and vegetables, locally produced food fresh, bottled, or preserved and fish meat and poultry. Locally produced craft items, plants, antiques and books will also be included.
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