Jarrow’s first market hailed as a success
Business was booming at Jarrow’s first ever community market
Hundreds of people flocked to the event which saw 52 stalls offering a range of wares at the Viking Centre on Sunday.
The market, which will be every fortnight, was created by businesswoman Carol Jakeman-Flounders who made a Facebook poll to gauge the public’s response.
Within three hours she had 7,500 people liking the page.
Carol said: “I have always thought that Jarrow could do with a market.
“I lived in Germany for a while and many towns over there run this type of community event.
It was absolutely brilliant. Carol... read more
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