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Weʼre raising £50,000 to assist individuals & businesses in & around Borough Market who have suffered financially following the atrocities on Saturday 3rd June.

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London, United Kingdom
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Emergencies
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Borough Market and the Bankside community have established a trader support fund to help those individuals and businesses who have suffered financial hardship and losses as a result of the temporary closure of the Borough Market area, and have no other means of support. The fund has been set up by the Borough Market Trust, United St Saviours Charity and Better Bankside.

The Market and the immediate surrounds have remained closed since the attacks of 3rd June, while the police investigation takes place. This has taken its toll on individuals and businesses with no other means of income.

The Chair of the Borough Market Trust, Donald Hyslop, commented, “An atrocity of this magnitude has many hidden victims. Among these are the independent traders and producers who rely upon Borough Market for their livelihood. With the market still closed and with valuable stock lost, some of these traders—although none would be quick to admit it—are struggling.”

He continued: “If any of these traders, whose skill and dedication make the market such a wonderful asset, were to find the viability of their work threatened by this act of violence, the result would be to add a sad injustice to a terrible tragedy. The Borough Market Trust, some of wider Bankside community, and the market’s larger businesses have joined together to establish a hardship fund for those traders who are suffering most in these uncertain times. Anyone who wishes to support this fund will find their generosity gratefully received. There was never any doubt in my mind that the Market’s community would pull together in a crisis, but it is nonetheless humbling to see that solidarity in action."

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    • Kathy Aldridge

      Kathy Aldridge

      Jun 26, 2017

      Best Wishes

      £10.00

    • Chris Jones

      Chris Jones

      Jun 26, 2017

      This is a little late coming but I hope it helps the London Bridge & Borough Market community! Love from Liz & Chris

      £100.00

    • Al smith

      Al smith

      Jun 26, 2017

      £30.00

    • Helen C

      Helen C

      Jun 26, 2017

      £25.00

    • Mark Cubley

      Mark Cubley

      Jun 26, 2017

      Keep smiling :)

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    • ann and norman

      ann and norman

      Jun 26, 2017

      Still thinking of you all despite other events that have happened since.

      £200.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 25, 2017

      A small gesture of our support to you all !

      £50.00

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    Borough Market

    Borough Market

    London, United Kingdom

    London's oldest food market, home to over 100 traders and businesses. Together, the Market's stalls, shops and restaurants reflect London's status as a truly global city, with traditional British produce sitting alongside regional specialities from around the world.

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