Customers who shop at markets across Allerdale can continue to support their favourite traders while national restrictions are in place – with the launch of a new virtual market.

Allerdale Council’s markets have been postponed in line with Government guidance and will resume when restrictions are eased.

However, people can still support the array of businesses who normally trade at the council-run markets in Workington, Keswick and Wigton through their online offering or via home deliveries.

The council has created a new section of its website to list the traders currently offering alternative ways of buying their products online at:

Silloth’s town centre market does not run during the winter months and traders will be added to the online directory when it resumes.