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The perfect market town (a vision)


Close your eyes and imagine the perfect place to live… Its Summer, of course its summer. You’ve got a great house – wisteria round the doorway – and a garden full of flowers with your family happily playing. Just down … Continue reading

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6 Reasons why we ALL need a market


Some months ago the Ashbourne Thursday market was given a reprieve for 12 months with the promise of support in marketing it and improved signage in the town to help people find it. As the calendar ticks on the decision … Continue reading

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10 things I like about Ashbourne: #4 Shopping: Try Ashbourne First


It may come as a surprise to some people but we do have a pretty good shopping range in the Town. There may be some concerns about the increasing number of charity shops  occupying otherwise vacant properties as a sign … Continue reading

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Ashbourne Market..the state of play


Thanks for all the support the campaign has received so far. We have 196 signatories to the Petition on the Derbyshire Dales website http://bit.ly/yYZ4nY . Not only is this a sizeable number with 7 days to go but the names are from … Continue reading

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Ashbourne Stall Market Petition – please support


The petition is at http://bit.ly/x6FfpU it reads We, the undersigned, request that The Derbyshire Dales reject the recommendation for closure of the Ashbourne Thursday Market. The market has been an important part of the Ashbourne community for hundreds of years. … Continue reading

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A market solution for Ashbourne


It’s easy to stand on the sideline criticising so here is a constructive suggestion on a way forward (with acknowledgement to the traders for some of the ideas). It assumes that no-one inherently wants rid of the market but that … Continue reading

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