Ever wanted to take a hand at starting your own business?

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We have some great opportunities for you budding entrepreneurs out there at Keighley Market this year. Whether you have an established small business or you’ve got an idea for a product or service and want to get a feel for buying and selling goods, setting up a stall is a good option in 2020.

Budding entrepreneurs can learn lots about business and what it takes to succeed while keeping start-up costs relatively low.

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It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of our markets…

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It is full steam ahead for Bradford Council’s regeneration of its markets, as it confirms the purchase of a key building as part of the redefining Darley Street.

The Council has now acquired the old Marks and Spencer unit, whilst the confirmation of the Compulsory Purchase Order demonstrates the support and strong momentum behind the project.

With approval from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, it is another stage of success for the £21million scheme. Bradford Council will move into the next phase of the transformation, looking to create a bespoke new building on Darley Street that will boast an exciting sustainable market and new public square.

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Hop on! The Market Shuttle bus is back on John Street

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The Council have been working with local bus company TLC to make it easier for people to get to the Oastler Market. A new shuttle bus service is being launched that will run between the Interchange and the Oastler Market at the top of town. An initiative welcomed both by traders and shoppers, should see an increase in footfall in both city centre markets. Read More

Mummy Making Workshops, Pumpkin Curries & More this Halloween

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It all Spooks with us this Halloween, we have ghoulish activities lined up at the ready across our markets!

Oastler Shopping Centre – Saturday 28 October 12.30-4.30pm

The Young Master’s Visual Art School will be running a mummy-making workshop. Under threes will be able to make a masking tape mummy and older children will be able to make their very own 3D repositionable mummy.Read More

Young Masters get Creative in the Wonderful World of Art

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The Summer Arts & Crafts Fair in the Oastler Centre went down very well with local children with the help of the Young Masters Visual Art School. Gemma and Sharon from YM collected scrap from market traders for children to shape, paint, sell and play mini market traders in a mini stall! The stall resembled a mini creche and we look forward to hosting more childrens activities by Young Masters. Read More

Shop For Victory Campaign

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We’re aiming for Victory so let’s get them in to Shop for Victory so we can feel Victorious!

You will probably remember seeing some filming and video footage being captured across all of Bradford Markets over the past few months (as well as some fellow traders in some strange looking poses!) and you probably heard it was all in the name of a social campaign to promote our markets.Read More

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