Eleventh-hour reprieve for Rugby market

November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/24/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 21, p10
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The article reports that the Royal Agricultural Society of England has offered a group of farmers and investors a 99-year lease to relocate the auction mart at the Royal Showground, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England. The rugby livestock market was due to close on December 25, 2006 because the council sold off its site. It is expected to cost the group £ 600,000 to convert the existing sheep buildings.


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