Scarborough Borough Council

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YO11 2HG
27 King Street Scarborough England YO11 1ND GB

Scarborough Borough Council has the following markets: Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults, Whitby Market

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 Cllr Bill Chatt, Portfolio Holder for Public Health and Housing , email: Cllr.bill.chatt@scarborough.gov.uk

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Ryedale District, United Kingdom 11.38 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: YES

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 the Council: Cllr Eric Hope, Chairman of Licensing Committee, email: cllr.eric.hope@ryedale.gov.uk

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Scarborough District, United Kingdom 20.67 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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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom 30.46 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:   We do not stop traders from selling real fur on our markets which can legally be sold.

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 the Portfolio Holder, Councillor Richard Burton – councillor.rburton@eastriding.gov.uk

Redcar & Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar, Yorkshire TS10 1RT 35.61 mi

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

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City of York Council, The Avenue, York, United Kingdom 35.72 mi

City of York  Council manages the Shambles Market (7 day a week, outdoor market) and the York Christmas Market. They also have a monthly Farmers Market run by http://www.yorkshirefarmersmarkets.co.uk .

Here in City of York 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 advise against selling/displaying if such a product should be proposed to us.  Happy to have some policy documents/guidelines sent to us.

However, we have received no evidence of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this. The Council have been sent a Fur Free Markets policy and contract to sign and adopt, with no response so far.

Please urge the Council to adopt an official Fur Free Markets policy by emailing to info@makeityork.com.

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Hambleton District, United Kingdom 36.94 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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Hull (City Centre), United Kingdom 37.21 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:  Our Trading Standards service are not aware of an Animal Welfare Charter and we do not believe the market operator conditions prevents traders from selling 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 emailing  info@hullcc.gov.uk .

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East Riding of Yorkshire, Council Avenue, Hull, United Kingdom 37.93 mi

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has the following markets:

Weekly Markets at Beverley, Bridlington, Cottingham and Pocklington and annual festival of Christmas at Beverley.

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 Richard Burton, email: councillor.rburton@eastriding.gov.uk

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TS1 9FX 39.64 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 42.13 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
TS18 1LD 42.13 mi

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

Civic Centre Victoria Road Hartlepool TS24 8AY 43.03 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

Market Lane, Selby YO8 4JS, United Kingdom 43.91 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
YO8 4AJ 44.06 mi

Selby Town Council has the following markets:  Weekly Selby Market, Monthly Selby Farmers & Craft Market, Christmas Market and a yearly Food & Drink Festival, 4 Summer Bank Holiday 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:  We don’t currently have a policy but have checked with stall holders and no one is selling any real fur items, we would be happy to receive a recommended form of words to include in our existing trading conditions.

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 Gill Bell, Market Manager, email: g.bell@selbytowncouncil.co.uk

Darlington DL1 4UB, UK 48.43 mi

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

DN16 1AB 49.52 mi

North Lincolnshire Council has the following markets: Scunthorpe Market, Ashby Market (Thursday’s Only), Brigg Market (Thursday and Saturday Only), Scunthorpe Christmas Lights Switch On and Brigg Farmers Market (Fourth Saturday of Every Month)

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: Currently we have no traders to our knowledge who currently sell real fur products. However, we would not restrict a trader in selling fur related products as this is not prohibited in our market charter.   We have the right, as owner of the land/building, under the Market charter to restrict any goods being sold that is offensive to public taste. That being said this would not directly be instigated providing the fur products remained legal to be sold in the UK.    

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 Rob Waltham, Cabinet Member for Place Shaping, email: rob.waltham@northlincs.gov.uk

North Yorkshire DL10 7QE 50.22 mi

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

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North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom 51.06 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:  We have not been approached by Traders to sell these items

 

Given the ambigious answer, it appears that the Council would allow the sale of fur if a trader asked to do so.  

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 Peter Wheatley, Portfolio Holder, email: peter.Wheatley@nelincs.gov.uk

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