Lewes District Council

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Lewes District Council
679 Southover Road Lewes England BN7 GB

Lewes District Council has the following markets: Lewes Farmers Market, Food Rocks

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 Sam Adeniji, Committee Chair of the Licensing Committee, email: sam.adeniji@lewes.gov.uk

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Lewes BN7 1UE, United Kingdom 0.39 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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Brighton & Hove city council 7.43 mi

Brighton and Hove City Council has the following markets: Upper Gardner Street, Brighton; George Street, Hove.

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? 

A:  Unfortunately there is no policy to prevent the sale of real fur.

However, in 2019 a motion was forwarded to the Policy and Resources Committee calling for a fur-free policy, meaning a fur ban is possible.

See the motion here: Fur Free City Motion  (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

 

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 Jackie O’Quinn, Chair of Licensing Committee, email: jackie.o’quinn@brighton-hove.gov.uk

 

Haywards Heath RH16 1SS, United Kingdom 10.39 mi

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

Council Offices, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX 10.89 mi

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

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BN43 5WU 12.72 mi

Adur Council has the following markets: Lancing Village Market, Shoreham Farmers Market, Shoreham Artisans Market. Also occasional events: Chilli Festival, French Markets, Christmas 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:   Our Terms and Conditions for Stall Holders (currently under review) does not specify if fur can or cannot be sold. We do not host stall holders who sell items of clothing.

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 Brian Boggis, Portfolio holder for Regeneration, email:brian.boggis@adur.gov.uk  or email Fiona Burn, Place and Economy Manager, email: fiona.burn@adur-worthing.gov.uk

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom 14.18 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: It is not something we have a specific category for although all Eastbourne Borough Council events trade documents have a clause banning any items deemed inappropriate by Eastbourne Borough Council.

The Council does not prohibit 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 Margaret Bannister, Cabinet Portfolio holder for Tourism and Leisure Services, email: councillor.bannister@eastbourne.gov.uk

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Worthing BN11 1HA, UK 17.14 mi

Worthing Council has the following markets: Worthing Market, it also has occasional markets: The Chilli Festival, French Markets, and the Christmas 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:   Our Terms and Conditions for Stall Holders (currently under review) does not specify if fur can or cannot be sold. We do not host stall holders who sell items of clothing.

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 Kevin Jenkins, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, email: kevin.jenkins@worthing.gov.uk or Fiona Burn, Place and Economy Manager, email: – fiona.burn@adur-worthing.gov.uk

RH10 1UZ 18.95 mi

Crawley Borough Council has the following markets: Crawley Town Centre 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:  Crawley Borough Council  does not have a policy for the sale of fur

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 Councillor Peter Smith , Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development, email: peter.smith@crawley.gov.uk .

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Horsham, United Kingdom 19.71 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:   No we would not allow real fur to be sold in principle. We are happy to receive guidance wording to add to trader t&cs in future

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

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Gordon Lindsay, Cabinet Member for Local Economy Gordon.lindsay@horsham.gov.uk

Town Hall, London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN39 3JX 20.21 mi

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

Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS 21.15 mi

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has the following markets: Tunbridge Wells Farmers 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:  They would not look to take on a stall that would be selling fur products.  The Farmers Market does occasionally have craft stalls but no-one sells 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 Gary Stevenson, Head of Environment and Street Scene,  email: Gary.Stevenson@tunbridgewells.gov.uk and Councillor Dr Ronen Basu, portfolio holder for sustainability, email: ronen.basu@tunbridgewells.gov.uk 

RH6 7HZ 22.39 mi

Horley Town Council has the following markets: HORLEY SATURDAY MARKET, HORLEY CARNIVAL

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:   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 CLLR SIMON MARSHALL, CHAIRMAN OF LEISURE,  email:valerie.marshall@horleysurrey-tc.gov.uk or, CAROL FENTON, HEAD OF LEISURE, email:  carol.fenton@horleysurrey-tc.gov.uk

 

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Hastings Borough Council 25.04 mi

Hastings Borough Council has the following markets: weekly Farmers Market in town centre, monthly St Leonards on Sea sea market, St Leonards Summer festival, 1066 Bike Rally & misc. others.

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:   ‘We would not allow real fur products to be sold.’

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Colin Fitzgerald, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Place Directorate,  email: cllr.colin.fitzgerald@hastings.gov.uk

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Arun District, United Kingdom 25.77 mi

Arun District Council has the following markets:

Littlehampton General Market, Littlehampton Artisan Market, Bognor Regis Street 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? 

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The issues to which you refer thankfully are not problems that we have experienced within this District. We however do recognise that this may have caused a problem in other areas and that we may at some point find the sale of real fur within markets. We do have control over what items are sold on markets, however we could consider this issue specifically with Members.

I would be very grateful if you can send me the information you have relating to these issues and I will explore this and ask our members if they wish to address the issue through policy when it is reviewed.

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 join the official Fur Free Markets scheme by contacting Cllr James Walsh, Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Economy and Policy, email: cllr.james.walsh@arun.gov.uk or Sarah Meeton, Licensing Manager, email: Sarah.Meeten@arun.gov.uk .

 

Oxted RH8 0BT, United Kingdom 26.65 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
TN13 1HG 28.84 mi

Sevenoaks District Council has the following markets: Swanley Wednesday market and Sevenoaks Wednesday and Saturday markets.

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, at Swanley Wednesday Market as the sale of real fur is not illegal.   In addition, Sevenoaks Town Council who operate the Sevenoaks Wednesday and Saturday markets on Sevenoaks District Council’s behalf, choose to prohibit the sale of real fur products by stall-holders. 

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 Matthew Dickins, Portfolio-holder for Direct and Trading Services , email: cllr.dickins@sevenoaks.gov.uk

Dorking RH4 1SJ, United Kingdom 29.07 mi

This council has advised us that they all trading stalls are food only.

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Reigate and Banstead District, United Kingdom 30.05 mi

Reigate & Banstead Council has the following markets: Redhill and Reigate Markets

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:  Whilst we have not expressly forbidden the sale I’m not aware that any of our stallholders trade in 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 Dr Lynne Hack, email: Cllr.Hack@reigate-banstead.gov.uk

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