Outdoor markets cancelled in Ashfield due to storm Gareth

Outdoor markets in Ashfield have been cancelled because of strong winds caused by storm Gareth.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 11:59 am
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 12:03 pm
Ashfield markets have been closed.

Ashfield District Council has made the decision to close Hucknall, Sutton and Kirkby markets on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15.

Storm Gareth’s high winds cause fallen tree on M1A council spokesman said: "The weather forecast for Thursday and Friday is showing wind speeds of up to 49mph in Hucknall, Sutton and Kirkby.

"With this in mind and as the council has a duty of care for all market users we have regrettably taken the decision to cancel the planned markets.

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Ashfield markets have been closed.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused."