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Farmers’ and Crafts Market Reopens

Gainsborough monthly Farmers’ & Craft Market is delighted to welcome a full line up of traders on its return this Saturday 8th May from 9am – 3pm in Market Place.

As restrictions have relaxed surrounding non-essential retail, shoppers will be able to browse the full variety of handmade crafts and gifts alongside delicious local produce, seasonal plants and horticultural items from independent traders.

Saxophonist Mike Wood will be playing in the Market Square to add to the atmosphere.

 

Crafts Market        Gainsborough Farmers Market

Gainsborough Riverside Walk to Be Extended

Gainsborough residents and visitors will be soon able to enjoy an uninterrupted riverside walk, stretching from the village of Morton all the way to the historic Trent Bridge.

The project is being delivered by local housing association, Acis Group, following a successful planning application in late summer of last year, with the specific work on the land being undertaken by the construction company, Vistry.

Improving pedestrian and cycling connectivity along the Riverside and to other parts of Gainsborough is part of the long term vision for a green and accessible town.

 

              Riverside Waymarker

Essential traders join first Gainsborough monthly Farmers’ & Craft Market this January

Gainsborough Farmers Market

Gainsborough monthly Farmers’ and Craft Market will take place this Saturday 9th January from 9am – 3pm, enabling shoppers to stock up on essentials items from local traders.

Traders forming the line up at the first monthly market of 2020 will be offering fresh local produce including fresh cuts of meat and fish, hand prepared fishcakes, freshly baked bread and sweet treats at the outdoor market in Market Place.

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Snap Fitness Gainsborough continues to support members on their fitness journey during lockdown

Snap Fitness, Gainsborough

Snap Fitness at Marshalls Yard will continue to help members keep fit this New Year using free online workouts, tips and motivation during their temporary closure.

Gainsborough’s new gym opened its doors on Boxing Day 2020, only to shut them just a short time later following the Government’s announcement that the town was placed under Tier 4 restrictions. Now, the gym must remain closed following this week’s announcement of a nation-wide lockdown.

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Gainsborough gears up for monthly Farmers’ & Craft Market this December

Gainsborough Farmers and Craft Market

Gainsborough is preparing for the final Farmers’ & Craft Market of 2020 which takes place on Saturday 12 December from 9am to 3pm.

Held in Gainsborough’s Market Place, this month’s market welcomes a packed line up of returning traders offering festive fresh produce, fresh meat and fish, handmade crafts and bespoke gifts perfect for treating your loved ones this Christmas.

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A new pop-up shop showcasing local independent businesses opens at Marshall’s Yard

Pop up shop at Marshalls Yard

A new concept Pop-up Shop opens at Marshall’s Yard in Gainsborough this week (Friday 4th December) showcasing the very best of the regions local, independent businesses.

The Pop-up Shop will be open seven days a week, with a line-up that will rotate weekly – so shoppers can expect to discover something new each time they visit.

This new concept store, never before seen at Marshall’s Yard, gives Gainsborough’s independent businesses a chance to trade on a high footfall centre on the run up to Christmas.

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Marshall’s Yard opens more stores in the run up to Christmas!

Reindeer at Marshall's Yard

Marshall’s Yard in Gainsborough is preparing to re-open more of the centre’s stores this Wednesday (December 2nd) as the national lockdown restrictions are relaxed in the run up to Christmas.

Stores including Browns Department Store, Seasalt, Fat Face Card Factory and Coe & Co were closed earlier this month following the government’s ruling on non-essential retail.

Many have operated click and collect services, but all stores can now re-open their doors to shoppers in the run up to Christmas along with hair and beauty salons, nail bars and gyms.

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Gainsborough gears up for online Illuminate event this Thursday

Illuminate 2020

Residents of Gainsborough are being encouraged to take part in an online event that will commemorate the town’s links to the Mayflower story in its 400th anniversary year.

One Small Candle is an online event that was created after the town’s annual Illuminate Parade was postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Taking place on Thursday 26 November (the date of Thanksgiving), residents are invited to make their own lanterns at home to display in their windows, to give thanks in their own special way for the things that are important to them.

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Works has started on brand new fitness facility for Gainsborough

Snap Fitness

Works started on the new Snap Fitness gym at Marshalls Yard earlier this month, transforming the first-floor of the former DW Fitness unit.

The 24-hour facility will be open to the public from mid-December but keen gym-goers hungry for a deal can sign up for their membership now and enjoy and exclusive pre-opening offer of £26.99 per month.

The new gym is currently being fitted out with the latest state of the art fitness equipment and will house cardio and resistance areas, a boutique functional training area with training aids as well as a large free weights section and spacious fitness studio with a timetable of free group classes.

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