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More than 350,000 people are expected to pack into the streets of Lincoln over the next four days as the annual Christmas Market gets underway.
The 280 stalls at the market are expected to help bring in millions of pounds to the local economy. This year a controversial one way system for pedestrians has also been introduced to help ease the congestion seen last year. Kate Hemingway reports.
- More than 350,000 people are expected to attend
- There are 280 stalls
- The Market runs from Thursday to Sunday
- This year there will be a one way pedestrian system in place to ease congestion
- The market is expected to bring in more than £10 million to the local economy
- In 2010 the market closed due to snow for the first time in 28 years
- The market will be officially opened tonight at 6.30pm by the Mayor.