Friday, March 27, 2020
IMPORTANT UPDATE: ALL BRIGG MARKETS NOW CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
North Lincolnshire Council has now cancelled the Brigg Farmers' Market due to be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) and forthcoming general markets until further notice.
Brigg Blog has just confirmed this with the council (2.42pm Friday).
A North Lincolnshire Council spokesperson said this afternoon: "Outdoor markets at Brigg and Ashby, along with Brigg Farmers' Market have been suspended and will not run.
"Some stalls at St Johns Market in Scunthorpe are open so customers can buy food. The number of customers allowed into the building is being monitored and social distancing restrictions applied similar to the steps taken by supermarkets."
4pm update: A number of people from Brigg and district have already taken to social media to welcome the council's market suspension.