Archive Article: 2002/08/23

23 August 2002

Cockermouth Market in Cumbria officially opened this week when the champion animal from James Crichton, Loughrigg Farm, Egremont, was sold by Norman Robinson, a former chairman and auctioneer of operator Mitchells. But there was more bad news for the auction sector when Penrith Farmers and Kidds announced that Stokesley Market, Cleveland, would be closing for live sales, although it would remain as a collection centre, run by nearby Northallerton Auctions.

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