Horncastle’s Victorian Christmas market will again go ahead this year...but there are no plans to bring back a summer equivalent.
That is the message from Brian Burbidge who has taken over as chairman of the town’s Festivals Committee.
The summer market was axed last year after suffering a series of setbacks in 2015 – the last time it was held.
The winter market did take place and was declared a big success by organisers.
However, its future was then put in doubt after speculation the Festival Committee might have to disband because of a lack of support.
But Mr Burbidge – who is also a town councillor – said an appeal in the Horncastle News had resulted in several new volunteers coming forward.
He added: “The committee is going from strength-to-strength.
“The new members have a lot of new ideas and we’ll hopefully be able to release more details over the coming weeks.
“The Christmas market will take place, but there won’t be a summer market.”
*The next committee meeting will be held on June 13 at a venue to be decided.