Market appeal to creative folk

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Talented people with something to sell are being urged to try Barnsley markets’ ‘table for a tenner’ scheme during National Markets Fortnight in June.

Budding entrepreneurs who make, bake or create can try their hand at trading on a market stall in a prime town centre location.

With expert guidance on hand from friendly, experienced traders, markets managers say the table for a tenner scheme will be ‘an excellent first step’ in starting up a business.

“Marks and Spencer began as a market stall in Leeds all those years ago, so if you’ve got something to sell, why not follow in their successful footsteps with your own low-cost business start-up idea?” said Coun Linda Burgess, Barnsley Council cabinet spokeswoman.

For further details phone 01226 772 238 or email