Popular Costa Almeria market back on the streets of Albox for first time since lockdown

CONTROLS: Local Police keep an eye out to ensure compliance with the rules. CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Albox Facebook @aytodalbox

THE popular Albox weekly street market was back on Tuesday for the first time since the start of the lockdown in mid-March
Well spaced-out stalls selling fruit and veg, other food produce and clothes and bags lined the streets of the town centre, and looked to be doing reasonably brisk trade.

CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Albox Facebook @aytodalbox

The local council described the market as a “success”, while reminding the public not to let down their guard and to not forget to wear a face mask.
In accordance with health authority guidelines, there are strict safety measures in place for the functioning of the Tuesday market.
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Albox Facebook @aytodalbox

There are different entry and exit points for market-goers and they must follow a two-metre social distancing rule.
Stallholders must wear gloves and masks and only they can handle the products on sale.
Local Police keep an eye out to ensure compliance with the rules.
Any stallholder who does not comply with health and hygiene regulations will be “automatically” expelled from the market.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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