Tag Archives: Ashbourne Market

Balancing the Ashbourne Market books


The Ashbourne News Telegraph commented this week about the state of the Ashbourne Market and asked what was needed to put life back into it. It compared it to the Bakewell market. Bakewell has some enormous advantages – there aren’t … Continue reading

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Try Ashbourne First: #9 MSM Toiletries – well-priced everyday household items


The market is a key part of our High Street. The markets on Thursday and Saturday are a focal point which draw people into the town as well as offer value-for-money products. A regular on Ashbourne market is MSM Toiletries … Continue reading

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Buy Local and save


At the DDDC Meeting at the start of the year the decision was made to give Ashbourne’s Thursday market a further 12 months to prove its viability. At the meeting the committee noted the strength of feeling about the issue … Continue reading

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Market shenanigans


Enough is enough! Regular readers will know I love markets and believe they are a valuable part of the social and economic fabric of a community. There has been some utter nonsense spoken about Ashbourne market There has certainly been … Continue reading

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The Gallimore Plan – he can help right away!


The Ashbourne News Telegraph front page headline this week was “Privatisation Plan for town’s market” and it outlined a suggestion from local landlord Mick Gallimore to use some of his land to host the Ashbourne Thursday and Saturday markets. The … Continue reading

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Time to move on


Since the end of January my blog has been market-related rather than me-related and I’ve found it difficult to get my mojo back and to find the way to transition elegantly. My conclusion is that I should conclude first! The … Continue reading

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Market Research: no really! What you want from Ashbourne Market


Question 1: How often do you visit Ashbourne Town Centre?               Question 2: How often do you visit Ashbourne Market?               Question 3: How do you rate the … Continue reading

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