Durham County Council is seeking bids to run Barnard Castle‘s Wednesday market – and says it will only consider those which will pay a minimum of £5,000 a year for an operator’s licence.
However, furious members of Barnard Castle Town Council insisted the county authority has no right to offload the market onto a new operator.
At a meeting this week, Councillor John Watson said the market was established by the Balliol family, who later forfeited their lands to the monarch.
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