Mike Kagioglou, dean of the School of Art, Design and Architecture, said: "To receive an award from NABMA
is brilliant and totally unexpected.
Graham Wilson, chief executive of the NABMA
, said:"This campaign is the biggest market event in a generation.It gives people the chance of a new career and demonstrates how important markets are to local communities."
Around 30 markets across the country entered the category and a panel of six NABMA
judges carried out assessments.
A COMMUNITY Market has been awarded 'Best Local Council Market' in the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) awards 2014.
The NABMA described the market as "a real community effort" and acknowledged the hard work and enthusiasm of Ripponden Parish Council.
Town centres manager Alan Ottey was at the NABMA
conference to hear the result.
The award is entirely based on votes from the general public through the National Association of British Market Authorities' - NABMA - website.
Starting Monday, the NABMA's website will carry a vote for your favourite market counter and will be inviting members of the public to register a vote for the market of their choice.
The award was made by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA
) at its annual awards ceremony.
The award is based on votes from the general public through the National Association of British Market Authorities' (NABMA
It's difficult to pick just one thing as 2012 was a fabulous year - seeing Brighouse town centre continue to improve with even more new shops opening in 2012, winning the NABMA
Best Small Speciality Market of the Year for our Food and Craft Market, how the community got involved with our Jubilee Street Party donating food to feed over 2000 people and it was amazing to see 30,000 people in the town centre to see the Olympic Torch with over 1,000 school children racing on the turf on Commercial Street.
Members of the governing body for Britain's markets - the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA
) - met at Huddersfield Town Hall.