Face coverings mandatory inside indoor markets from 24 July unless you are exempt

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From this Friday 24 July, the Government has mandated the use of a face covering inside shops and supermarkets. In line with government regulations, the Markets Service will make a face covering obligatory inside our indoor markets unless you are exempt. You can find out more information on exemptions on the Government website by clicking here

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Covid-19: Bradford Council closes non-food markets

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Following the latest Government advice, Bradford Council is closing Kirkgate Market and all non-food stalls at the Oastler Centre and Keighley Market in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (Covid 19).

St James’s Wholesale Market and the fresh food stalls within Oastler Centre and Keighley Market will remain open to ensure the supply of fresh food continues.

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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

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