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A regular street market selling locally produced items and unique gifts has re-opened for the New Year following a short break after the festive period.—Hailsham Town Council, 2 January 2018

Hailsham Street Market stalls are setting up pitch

Hailsham Street Market stalls are setting up pitch in Vicarage Field from 8.30am to 3pm every Saturday commencing 5th January, and items on sale include fresh fruit and vegetables, sausages, crafts and jewellery, jams and chutneys, confectionary and more.

Some of the local producers operating at the new market already sell goods in other local markets in the south east.

The continuation of the Hailsham Street Market, which was launched in August 2013, is just one of many projects being carried out by the Town Council’s Communities Committee, aimed at improving retail opportunities locally and increasing footfall within the town.

“I’m delighted that the street market is now open for 2019,” said Deputy Town Clerk & Business Enterprise Manager Mickey Caira. “By supporting local producers, growers, suppliers and offering them the opportunity to sell locally – markets are an ideal way of showcasing the diverse range of products available in Hailsham and I’d encourage people to come down to Vicarage Field and support independent trade.”

“We welcome back all returning traders and would like to hear from anyone interested in becoming a market stall trader at Hailsham Street Market.”

PITCH HIRE FOR THE STREET MARKET IS FREE OF CHARGE FOR TRADERS FROM JANUARY THROUGH TO THE END OF MARCH. To book a stall please call 01323 841702 or email christian.letschka@hailsham-tc.gov.uk for more information and to access the market trader application forms.