Gedling Borough Council has the following markets: Arnold Market, Arnold Carnival – craft marquee,
Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:
Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.
A: The Trader handbook contains the following clause:
11.1 You must not sell stolen goods, counterfeit goods, unsafe goods, tobacco products (duty unpaid), unauthorised alcohol goods, offensive weapons, fireworks, legal highs, real fur, livestock and items of a pornographic or offensive nature. Any concerns or suspected breaches of this paragraph will be reported to Nottinghamshire Police and/or Trading Standards whichever is the most appropriate authority.
Please urge the Council join the official Fur Free Markets scheme by contacting Councillor Jenny Hollingsworth, Portfolio Holder for Growth and Regeneration, email: firstname.lastname@example.org