South Ayrshire Council

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South Ayrshire Council has the following markets: Burnfest and The Holy Fair Armed Forces Day

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 Brian McGinley, email: Brian.McGinley@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

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KY7 5LT 76.21 mi

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

The Braid, 1 – 29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, BT43 5EJ 76.7 mi

Mid and East Antrim Council has the following markets:

Larne and Ballymena managed by Seven Towers Leisure Centre.

traders are present at the following events:

  • Art in the Park, Larne
  • Halloween at Carnfunnock
  • Christmas Market, Larne

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.

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has no policy in place with regards to the selling of real fur items at its Markets.

There never has been any fur based products sold at the above events, although fur is not on the ineligible items list on stallholder forms.

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 Philip Thompson, Director of Operations – email: philip.thompson@midandeastantrim.gov.uk .

Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA 77.27 mi

Scottish Borders Council has the following markets: Hawick Market and Peebles Market.

Scottish Borders Council do not actually run any Markets but we do own and leases two market sites to Market Operators who run the Markets themselves.

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:  Nothing specific in the Lease Terms. The tenants are required to obtain a Market Operators Licence as part of the lease.
The Council allows the sale of fur. They have refused to even consider our Fur Free Policy.

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 Aitchison, Neighbourhoods and Locality Services Executive Member, email: saitchison@scotborders.gov.uk

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Allerdale District, United Kingdom 77.56 mi

Allerdale Borough Council has the following regular markets, which are managed by a commercial organisation:

WORKINGTON (Wed & Sat), KESWICK (Thurs & Sat), SILLOTH GREEN (Thurs, Easter to October only).

Here in Allerdale Borough 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. The Council have been sent our Fur Free Markets policy to consider with no response so far.

Please urge the Council to adopt an official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Mark Jenkinson, (Economic Growth and Deputy Leader), email: mark.jenkinson@allerdale.gov.uk

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Carlisle, City of Carlisle, United Kingdom 77.94 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 hold this information under s1(1) Freedom of Information Act 2000.  We do not go into the level of detail as to what stalls are selling (other than general descriptions such as food, drink, gifts, clothing, plants etc

The Council (unlike almost every other in the country) is apparently not able to provide this basic information, suggesting that the sale of fur would be allowed.

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 Heather Bradley, Portfolio for Economy, Enterprise and Housing, email: heather.bradley@carlisle.gov.uk

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Belfast, United Kingdom 78.62 mi

Belfast City Council has the following markets: St George’s Market (owned and managed by BCC) Smithfield Market (owned and managed by BCC) The Continental Markets at Christmas and Spring (owned and contracted to Market Place Europe Limited).

Here is Belfast City 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:  Some stall holders sell fur, some stall holders sell antiques and vintage items so some fur may be included in these items. These would amount to a few small items. There is currently nothing in place to prohibit the sale of fur at 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 an official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Dirdre Hargey, Chair of the City Growth and Regeneration Committee, email: hargeyd@belfastcity.gov.uk

CA1 1RD 79 mi
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom 79.74 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 is no stipulation made prohibiting 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 enquiries@pkc.gov.uk

Haddington EH41 3HA, United Kingdom 79.94 mi

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

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Civic Centre, 50 Stiles Way, Antrim BT41 2UB 80.18 mi

Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has the following markets: Antrim Town Market, Ballyclare May Fair, Christmas Markets – Antrim, Ballyclare, Glengormley, Summer Market in Glengormley.

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:  On receipt of applications, categories of products are given not specific products eg. hot food, fruit veg, fish ,novelty items.

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 Clifford Todd, Head of Environmental Health, email: Clifford.todd@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk.

 

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causeway coast and glens 83.04 mi

The Council says the following about fur being sold on its markets:

Council has no records of any animal fur being sold at the artisan food and craft markets or that sale of animal fur is of concern within the Council area.

However, we have received no evidence of any official policy documents or guidelines prohibiting fur.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by emailing: mayorsoffice@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

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Lisburn BT27 4RL, United Kingdom 85.89 mi

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has the following markets: Tuesday market in Smithfield car park and Frock Around the Clock Vintage Fair

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 Alderman Allan Ewart, Chair of Development, email: allan.ewart@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk

CA11 7QF 92.59 mi

Eden District Council has the following markets: Penrith Farmers’ Market, Appleby 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 market policy does not restrict the sale of fur but we do not have any traders selling 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 Cllr Mary Robinson, Commercial Services Portfolio Holder, email: mary.robinson@eden.gov.uk

DD1 1QE 94.34 mi

Dundee City Council has the following markets: monthly Farmers’ Markets,  pop-up market element during some events.

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 permit any stall holders to sell real fur.  All traders at our events are subject to an application process through our Environmental Health teams which requires the operators to list the products they intend to sell.  Markets are then inspected by both Environmental Health and Trading Standards officers before and during selling to ensure that vendors are compliant at all times.
 
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 Councillor Stewart Hunter,  Licensing Committee Convener,  email: stewart.hunter@dundeecity.gov.uk

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