Monthly Archives: August 2011

INFORMATION STALL

Even on a quiet market day, like today, we still collected over 500 signatures from people shopping down there. People are angry that Birmingham City Council feels that it has moral right to sell land that they feel has been … Continue reading

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KATIE AND THE BIG CITY PLAN

Great day on the stall – lots of public interest and comments, including letters to councillors and MP’s. Walked into town – up past the Bullring (as in shopping mall) and looked at the progress of this new development called … Continue reading

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BULL RING MARKETS CAMPAIGN FULLSTEAM AHEAD!

Unable to do much from behind my stall in the Bull Ring Open Market, as local labour politician Shabana Mahmood showed her support for the campaign, I decided to ask a few of my customers what they thought of Birmingham … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We have set up an information stall in the Bull Ring Open Market to tell people what’s going on and also we are writing letters to local Councillors and MP’s with people so that they can voice their unhappiness in … Continue reading

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Birmingham City Council chief says ‘we are committed to our markets’

Reading an article this morning about how BCC are committed to ‘our markets’ is sweet msuic to my ears, if only it were true. It is obvious that even if a suitable relocation were to be found for wholesalers to … Continue reading

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IS THIS REALLY CONSULTATION?

Market Traders Invited to Have Their Say on Wholesale Change By SimonH – July 28, 2011Posted in: News Consultation on the future of Birmingham’s Wholesale Market will formally begin this morning as officers from Birmingham City Council meet market traders … Continue reading

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WHOLESALE MARKET TO BE CLOSED

Birmingham City Council announced last week that the Birmingham Wholesale Markets are to be closed and demolished by 2013. This in itself was not such a big shock to Birmingham’s Bull Ring Market traders, the shock was the fact that … Continue reading

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