Popular country market is back in business

Southwick Country Market is ready to reopen and the suppliers who cook, grow and craft for the stalls are excited to be back in business.

The market has been a regular feature at Southwick Community Centre on Friday mornings for years.

Shut since mid-March, the market is now ready to reopen on Friday, September 4, from 9am to 11.45am.

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Not only was the community centre closed due to Covid-19 but the majority of the market’s producers were shielding due to their age or health, so were unable to meet until now.

The market has been a regular feature at Southwick Community Centre on Friday mornings for years

Frances Burt, market manager, said: “We’re really excited to be back, seeing our regular customers and meeting new ones.

“We’ve taken measures to ensure everyone’s safety, such as social distancing, regular hand sanitation and needing to wear masks, but what hasn’t changed are the tasty treats on offer and the wonderful home-grown plants and crafts.”

Southwick Country Market is held in the Porter Room at Southwick Community Centre, which will be open from Tuesday, September 1.

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