Crow Opinion: Market moves

IT S has taken almost a year, but now Royston Town Council has control of the twice-a-week market. The arrival of a market manager this week will obviously help. And there is determination by the town council to make the market a success over future years

IT'S has taken almost a year, but now Royston Town Council has control of the twice-a-week market.

The arrival of a market manager this week will obviously help.

And there is determination by the town council to make the market a success over future years.

It may not be a simple task as the operation has had the appearance of being run down in recent times.


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But the ideas about its future and the awareness of needing to attract new traders has to be applauded.

Indeed, the move needs our support as a community, too.

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Perhaps it will be difficult to recreate the heydays of the market, but, at least, the town council has taken on an operation in which it sees a successful outcome.

After all, a market town needs a market.

We hope the change of management and the plans for the future of the market, which are to be discussed shortly, will be part of a long-term rescue plan.

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