Plan to bring market back to Darlaston town centre

Darlaston Market could be relaunched in a bid to draw more shoppers and traders into the town centre, it has emerged.

The Darlaston Town Centre Partnership is looking to bring stalls back to the town as part of long-term plans to breathe new life into the area.

The previous Walsall Council-run market was scrapped in 2011 in a bid to save the cash-strapped local authority up to £60,000 over three years.

The 40-year-old market had been held in King Street and High Street every Friday and Saturday, until it fell victim to the axe under cuts.

There are currently no firm plans in place, but the group driving regeneration of the area have said it is a main aim to get stalls to return.
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