December 7, 2011 Express and Star
A loss of almost £50,000 will be made by Willenhall Market this year, it emerged today.
Council bosses are now examining whether to bring the installation and dismantling of stalls in-house in a bid to save money.
Waste collection has been brought in-house, while £27,000 has been saved by changes to the electricity supply. Walsall Council’s regeneration chief Councillor Adrian Andrew insists there are no plans to axe the market because it has a “positive economic impact” on the town.
The cabinet member for regeneration, added: “That is why we are trying to reduce costs.”
Long-standing traders called for the town to be made into a “living museum” in a bid to draw in more shoppers.
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