This morning, our Markets Manager, David spoke to the Breakfast Show on BBC Tees about our third annual Youth Market, which is taking place this Saturday between 10am - 4pm. He was joined by Rebekka Middleton, who is one of our young traders this weekend and Matt who is the co-owner of The Little Vegan Market, who started life in our market a year ago.
Generous staff and visitors to Middlesbrough’s Live Well Centre have raised £550 on Superhero Day for the TFM Cash for Kids appeal. Cash was collected at stalls selling cakes and tickets to win a prize in the tombola. A drive in a go-cart raised 50p per spin and TFM staff were present with donation buckets.
Young Teesside traders are taking over the Dundas Shopping Centre and Indoor Market later this month as part of a nationwide search to find the next generation of “super sellers”. On Saturday 15 June a dozen hopefuls – all aged between 16 and 30 - will be setting up their stalls for the Youth Market, where they hope to win a place in a regional heat and then compete for a spot in the national final where big prizes are on offer.