March 2005 - Market Decline.
The town has for many years had as it's central point a market, held several days a week. On Saturdays the place would be filled with a variety of stalls and people doing their weekly shopping. Today the same market is a desolate place by comparison.
the market in decline
Some years ago a shopping centre was added to the town as well as several out of town superstores. However other nearby towns are able sustain similar facilties as well as a thriving market. Why the decline in the market has occurred is therefore difficult to say.
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