Great British Market Awards 2022

Oswestry Market Traders had the opportunity to receive their Great British Market Awards 2022 Highly Commended Certificate when they met yesterday evening. The awards are an opportunity to champion and celebrate markets in Great Britain.

With inevitable changes to and challenges for the future of our high streets, it is clear, that offering customers unique shopping opportunities along with great events and experiences, markets have an important place at the heart of our communities.

Councillor Rosie Radford Chair of the Markets and Town Centre Services Committee said "It was great to celebrate this award with the market traders, Oswestry markets have a lot to offer and our indoor market is home to 40 independent businesses."

The Mayor of Oswestry, Councillor Mark Jones said "I was pleased to represent the Council at the award ceremony and proud to pick up this award on behalf of the Council the traders. The Award Ceremony highlighted the important role that markets have in our economy and that they are an important part of our heritage, culture and future."

NABMA's Market Awards are recognised by market operators as the national awards for Markets. The Great British Market Awards celebrate excellence in retail and wholesale markets across the UK. They include awards for indoor & outdoor markets, community & parish markets, speciality markets, wholesale markets, food markets and market attractions. They also feature Britain's Favourite Market, as voted for by the great British public through an online poll. The voting attracts tens of thousands of votes each year.

Thursday 17 February 2022

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