Another Times EXCLUSIVE
MEXBOROUGH indoor market traders have been hit with an astonishing 500 per cent rent hike – which they warn could SHUT down the venue.
Doncaster Council stunned the traders, with letters saying they must sign up to the new three-year deal – or get out by the end of September! Rent increases vary across the stallholders – but in at least one case, they are nigh-on FIVE-FOLD.
Furious stallholders – some of whom have done 30 years on the market – slammed the council... who just weeks ago, offered new traders at Mexborough’s outdoor market FREE first-visit rents, to boost business!
* FULL STORY IN THIS WEEK’S SOUTH YORKSHIRE TIMES.