Monthly Archives: February 2017

The First Year For Rawtenstall Farmers Market Was A Great Success, Now For Year Two

Delicious griddled cheese sandwiches being served for the first time at Rawtenstall Farmers’ Market this Sunday The Second Rawtenstall Farmers’ Market for 2017 will be held this Sunday 26th February on the Town Square from 10.00am. Last year, It attracted hundreds … Continue reading

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Markets Provide Selling Opportunities For All

Markets are by definition essentially “A regular gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other commodities”. They are a community asset, and the opportunity to take a stall on a market is open to any member of … Continue reading

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The Rawtenstall Astoria – Gone But Not Forgotten

The very popular old Rawtenstall Astoria was originally a motorcar showroom and workshops, owned by John Myerscough & Co, and was built in 1932. The Astoria was the brainchild of brothers John and Noel Myerscough. The Ballroom remained under the ownership … Continue reading

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