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Review into street traders plan
Plans to allow more street traders in a Berkshire town are being discussed by a borough council.

Slough currently has 14 licensed traders but the council wants to extend that and is seeking the public's view.

The review will also look at the effect it would have on crime and disorder, the environment and health and safety.

"The relevant policy was adopted by the council way back in 1989 so it is a little out of date now," said Mick Sims, head of general licensing.

He added: "We want to see what residents think about street trading, whether people would like to see more of it, different types or other products on sale.

"Street traders are different from the pedlars you might see on the High Street. Pedlars move from spot to spot, where as street traders have specific sites and are more permanent."




SEE ALSO:
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25 Apr 05 |  South West Wales
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25 Mar 04 |  Southern Counties
Anger at street traders
12 Aug 03 |  Cornwall


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