Engagement Soars as Love Your Local Market 2024 Kicks Off

The Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign has officially launched, and the response has been nothing short of phenomenal. 

The Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign has officially launched, and the response has been nothing short of phenomenal. You have certainly kept the Love Your Local Market team very busy. From 17th May to 1st June 2024, markets across the UK are bustling with energy, creativity, and community spirit. Here’s a recap of the exciting activities and social media engagements from the first week:

Highlights from the Week:

  • Fantastic Engagement: Our posts have received thousands of engagements, including reactions, comments, and shares. The community’s support has been overwhelming. Thank you!
  • Wide Range of Events: Markets are hosting a variety of events, from live music and arts festivals to competitions and educational workshops. Notable mentions include the Barnstaple Arts Festival and the Bury Food and Drink Festival.
  • Meet the Traders: We’ve spotlighted several amazing traders, such as Denise from Alfreton Indoor Market and Leigh from Cambridge Market. Their stories highlight the dedication and passion that drive our markets.
  • Community Support: Markets like Ulverston, Pontypridd, and Aylesbury have shown immense community involvement, with local schools, councils, and businesses joining the celebrations.
  • Environmental Benefits: Many posts have emphasized the environmental benefits of shopping local, reducing carbon footprints, and supporting sustainable practices.
  • Special Offers and Competitions: From free stalls for new traders at Winsford Market to design competitions at Pontypridd, markets are encouraging participation and fostering community spirit.

Join the Celebration:
Stay tuned for more updates and join the conversation using #LYLM2024 and tagging Love Your Local Market in your posts. Let’s keep the momentum going and show our love for local markets!

For more details and to see what’s happening near you, visit our Love Your Local Market website.

Pictured is BBC Radio Shropshire who have been touring Shropshire Markets all week! Amazing

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