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Praise for Lowestoft's 'buzzing' Petticoat Lane street market

PUBLISHED: 06:00 17 May 2016 | UPDATED: 08:21 17 May 2016

The Lowestoft Lions Petticoat Lane Market was held in the High Street.

The Lowestoft Lions Petticoat Lane Market was held in the High Street.

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The organiser of a popular street market in Lowestoft has said the atmosphere was "buzzing" as people flocked to pick up a bargain.

The Lowestoft Lions Petticoat Lane Market was held in the High Street. The Lowestoft Lions Petticoat Lane Market was held in the High Street.

Michael Cook said the annual Lowestoft Lions Club’s Petticoat Lane market was well supported by hundreds of people when it was held last Saturday – raising £1200 in the process.

A range of items were donated, including scuba diving

equipment, an exercise bike, furniture, books, electrical items and clothes.

Named after the well-known Petticoat Lane market area in the East End of London, a collection of stalls were in place at the Triangle Market, selling a wide variety

of goods.

Along with the grand auction, Cantors Theatre School were also on hand to perform some songs – including Love Yourself by Justin Bieber.

“There were lots of people here at 9am looking for the bargains and it remained busy throughout,” Mr Cook said.

“We had a real eclectic mix of items and the people of Lowestoft have really come out to support us.

“It has also made people stop and look as they have been past and we are hopeful that we helped the other businesses on the High Street.”

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