Cancellation of the Saint Girons market: “If the gendarmes don’t let us get closer, we will block the city”

Posted on 3/18/2021 at 10:48 PM, updated at 11:04 PM

The essentials The “overflows” observed in the Saint-Girons market last Saturday were the final straw for Jean-Noël Vigneau and the sub-prefect Franck Dorge, both of whom watched an impromptu concert in front of the Saint-Alary school were scared. Some people danced in pairs, without a mask and without distancing. The mayor issued an order to prevent the market from being held on Saturday March 20th. Interview with Patric Trocars, President of the National Association of French Markets in Ariège.

Is it a severe blow to sedentary traders to temporarily close the largest market in Ariège because health regulations have not been complied with? For them but also for the sedentary traders that exist. It is on Saturday morning that downtown merchants make their biggest sales, it should not be forgotten. The Saint Girons market attracts …