December 7, 2023 11.30 am

City MP campaigns to revive Lincoln Christmas Market as struggling traders explore alternatives

Traders feel ‘shafted’ by the decision to cancel the historic event

By Local Democracy Reporter

Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has launched a campaign to revive the city’s beloved Christmas Market, as traders continue to struggle with the economic impact of its absence.

The Conservative MP has called on local people and businesses to share their views after the Labour-run City of Lincoln Council cancelled the 40-year-old event following concerns about overcrowding in 2022, when around 350,000 people attended over four days.

Read the full story on MyLocal, the new home of The Lincolnite.