General (General discussion, talk about anything.)
Wigan Council persuaded Sky News to keep out of Wigan Market Hall, because they knew the Market Traders would have been criticising Wigan Council, and the anger from those Market Traders, would have been very apparent, and it would have been broadcast all over the country on live TV.
So did the council tell Sky News that Wigan Market Hall was closing down soon, so Leigh Market was a better option, because that would better reflect the general situation in the area, as regards the cost of living, and wholesale price rises for the Leigh Market Traders etc, so in that respect choosing Leigh Market was probably the best thing to do.
But have Wigan Council let the cat out of the bag as regards Wigan Market Hall, because what about these rumours of the deal with the Chinese having fell through, if that is the case, then there will be no money to build a new Market Hall, and the Council yesterday announced in response to that Sky News report, that the Market Hall is staying open until 2024, so does that mean that they will demolish the Galleries around the present Market Hall over the next 18 months, even if the deal with the Chinese has fallen through, and then they will close the Market at the end of next year, hoping that by then, more Market Traders will have ceased trading there, so there will be less bother and possible compensation payments ?
There is something happening, I can smell the skulduggery going on ......
Replied: 19th May 2022 at 12:05