Entrepreneurs market ideas
YOUNG people were given the chance to see what it would be like running their own businesses from Sudbury market at the weekend.
As part of National Markets Fortnight – a nationwide initiative to promote markets – Sudbury Market Town Partnership and the Sudbury Town Team made it possible for young people aged 16 and over to become a stall holder for the day.
Twenty-three-year-old Amy Lightowlers set up shop selling her own unique style of costume jewellery, making a total of £135 during the day.
She said: “I had a great time and the organisers couldn’t have been more helpful. We were given lots of good advice.”
Amy, from Ballingdon Street, who has a full-time digital marketing job, says she will carry on selling her jewellery as a hobby rather than a career change.
Other young entrepreneurs included Ashley Stafford, who sold poems, and Ophelia Waky, who designs and makes costumes.
Lesley Ford-Platt, chairman of the Sudbury Market Town Partnership, said: “I would like to thank the existing stall holders for their help and support they gave the young people on Saturday – I know this was greatly appreciated.”
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