Darlington Borough Council

Darlington DL1 4UB, UK

Darlington Borough Council has the following markets: Darlington market (operated by Market Asset Management).

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:   Darlington Council do not allow fur trading on Darlington Market Stalls. This is administered through initial application process, and regular stall checks can call in trading standards if we suspect any problems.

However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Chris McEwan, Deputy Leader and Economy and Regeneration Portfolio,  email: chris.mcewan@darlington.gov.uk

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TS18 1LD 9.34 mi

Information requests have been submitted to this council on several occasions without response.

Richmond DL10 4JX, United Kingdom 11.13 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Market Place, Richmond DL10 4QL, United Kingdom 11.38 mi
Richmond Town Council has the following markets:  indoor market with stalls each day and an outdoor market once a week
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:  We do not have a policy regarding animal fur (fortunately have had no requirement, so far) but yes would be happy to have a look at yours.As stated above, so far have never been approached nor had a trader request or try to sell anything with animal fur
The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.
Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Heather Lawler, Town Clerk, email: townclerk@richmondtowncouncil.org.uk
North Yorkshire DL10 7QE 11.78 mi

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

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TS1 9FX 12.25 mi

Middlesbrough Council has the following markets: North Ormesby Market (Tuesdays and Saturdays), Orange Pip Market – food and drink only (last Saturday of each month)

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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 Council allows the sale of fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Julia Rostron, Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, email: julia_rostron@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Northallerton DL7 8AD, United Kingdom 13.21 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Civic Centre Victoria Road Hartlepool TS24 8AY 17.31 mi

Hartlepool Borough Council has the following markets: Thursday Open Market; Hartlepool Show; Waterfront Festival; Christmas Light Switch on; Fireworks

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:  We currently have no policies or conditions to prevent the sale of real fur.

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Kevin Cranney, Chair of Regeneration Services Committee, email: kevin.Cranney@hartlepool.gov.uk

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Hambleton District, United Kingdom 17.59 mi

Here is Hambleton District Council’s response to our FoI 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:  NO

However, we have received no evidence of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Isobel Sanderson, Portfolio Holder for Governance, email: cllr.isobel.sanderson@hambleton.gov.uk .

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Durham, United Kingdom 18.02 mi

There are numerous markets run by or licensed by Durham County Council.

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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: Subject to usual statutory legal constraints we allow the market operators to decide who can and cannot trade on the markets and what products may or may not be sold on the markets.

The Council allows the sale of fur. 

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Brian Stephens, Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods and Local Partnerships, email: brian.stephens@durham.gov.uk

DL8 5AB 18.57 mi

Leyburn Town Council has the following markets: Weekly Friday market, Monthly Sunday market

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:  I can confirm that the Markets run by Leyburn Town Council do not sell any real fur. When traders apply for a pitch on the market they have to fill out an application stating exactly what is to be sold and this has to then be approved by Councillors before they can trade.

However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.  They have asked to see our fur free markets policy.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Charlotte Smith, Clerk to the council,  email: contact@leyburntowncouncil.co.uk

Redcar & Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar, Yorkshire TS10 1RT 19.72 mi

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

Aysgarth DL8 3AD, United Kingdom 24.25 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
Burdon Road, Sunderland 27.33 mi

Sunderland City Council has the following markets: Jacky Whites Market, Park Lane Market

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:  Yes, all stall holders have a licence from the Council that contains a restriction to limit what they can sell.  However the restrictive use clause would not specifically refer to the materials used.

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Melville Speding, Cabinet Secretary, email: Cllr.melville.speding@sunderland.gov.uk.

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Scarborough District, United Kingdom 29.96 mi

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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:  There are no units selling real fur at either market and we would not allow one.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Bill Chatt, Portfolio Holder whose remit includes Markets, email cllr.bill.chatt@scarborough.gov.uk

 

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Gateshead District, United Kingdom 30.29 mi

The council does not prohibit the sale of real fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by emailing licensing@gateshead.gov.uk

NE1 8QH 32.09 mi

Newcastle upon Tyne City Council has the following markets: Grainger Market, Farmers Market, Quayside Sunday Market and Continental Markets currently contracted out to Market Place Europe.

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:  We do not stop them doing this at the minute

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Ged Bell, Cabinet member for Employment, email: ged.bell@newcastle.gov.uk

Town Hall and Civic Buildings Westoe Rd South Shields NE33 2RL 33.34 mi

South Tyneside Council has the following markets:  Monday- General Market, Friday- Flea Market, and Saturday- General Market

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: Such incidents would be challenged if the Market team thought it was real fur.

However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr John Anglin, Lead Member Regeneration & Economy,  email:

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NE27 0BY 35.1 mi

North Tyneside Council has the following markets: North Shields Christmas market, Wallsend festival and St Nicholas festival

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI 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:   ‘No’

However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Tony Wilson, Senior Events Officer, email: Thomas.wilson@northtyneside.gov.uk

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