Association of Ross Traders (ART) held
their annual Christmas Shopping Festival on Sunday, 4th
December and Ross Market House was very busy with shoppers
all keen to find themselves a bargain or unusual Christmas
gift. The latest was the third such event hosted by ART
and was a huge success. The
area was filled with all kinds of stalls; whether people
were looking for food and drink or a special present for
somebody, there was something their to suit everybody.
are keen to attract visitors to Ross-on-Wye and have been
holding many events locally such as the great Pancake Race
revival, the Georgian Day, which was held in the summer
and of course, the Christmas Shopping Festival. Many of
the traders have been actively working with Ross-in-Bloom,
doing their bit in the town's successful endeavour to win
Gold in the Heart of England in Bloom awards. They also
sponsored the beautiful Christmas trees in the town centre.
Christmas draw was also very popular with shoppers, four
of whom won £250 of ART shopping vouchers after spending
a specified amount in the participating local shops.