Traders call for food fest

RIPLEY and Heanor businesses are being urged to snap up a stall at the Derbyshire Food Fair being held in May.

The Derbyshire County Council run food and drink fair will be held in the grounds of Hardwick Hall in on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22.

People running food and drink businesses, traders and producers can use the fair to promote their goods.

More than 10,000 people visited the fair last year and so far 70 businesses have signed up to take part.

Celebrity chefs Simon Rimmer and Dean Andrews will also hold live cookery demonstrations at the event and there will be a host of live music.

To book a stall at the event contact Steph Walsh on 01629 538464.