London news Farmers market owner says 'we'll fight council in court' after parks ban Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Over 1,400 Hammersmith and Fulham residents have signed a peitition supporting the markets

London news Farmers market owner says 'we'll fight council in court' after parks ban Uk news

MetiNews.Com - Over 1,400 Hammersmith and Fulham residents have signed a peitition supporting the markets

London news  Farmers market owner says 'we'll fight council in court' after parks ban Uk news
04 May 2021 - 19:21

Breaking News ! Get FREE email updates for West LondonInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.I'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeThe owner of two popular farmers markets has vowed to face off against Hammersmith and Fulham Council in court over its decision to ban him from operating. His markets have been selling baked goods, cheese, vegetables and other produce in the area for eight years. RMS Markets, which usually runs two weekly events in Bishops Park in Fulham and Ravenscourt Park in Hammersmith, was served with an injunction by the council on Friday, April 30. The injunction was the latest escalation in the row, which kicked off when the council initially told the company on April 10 that its markets would not be allowed to make their long-awaited return from lockdown on Saturday, April 17. The council’s repeated argument has been that the markets would create a public health risk due to increased footfall. Despite this, the council allowed Mr Spurrier to run a smaller farmer’s market at Brackenbury Primary School on May 1.

. “We have seen none, and from what the council has disclosed to us there was no such evidence presented during the meeting in April when it decided to change its mind and keep our markets closed.” He added: “I simply do not understand their reasoning.” His colleague Fiona Campbell told the Local Democracy Reporting Service that they will appeal against the council’s injunction. “We will be fighting for Bishops Park. We’re not about to lose eight years of work on that, and there is no alternative site we could use,” she said. The Ravenscourt Park farmer's market opened for the first time in September 2020 (Image: RMS Markets) “For the foreseeable future we will be at Brackenbury Primary School.” A council spokesperson also revealed that in future it could choose a different markets company to operate on the two sites instead. This despite the fact that RMS claim that they do have an existing contract with the council and that the council is in breach of it. Read More Related Articles

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London news Farmers market owner says 'we'll fight council in court' after parks ban Uk news


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London news Farmers market owner says 'we'll fight council in court' after parks ban Uk news


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