A POPULAR market will welcome traders and shoppers on Friday with strict social distancing rules in place.

Abingdon Farmers' Market will kick-off at 8.30am on Market Place and customers are invited to browse essential food and drinks.

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Some of the traders include Brookleas Fish Farm, Bath Soft Cheese and Griffiths Brothers Gin.

All customers are asked to observe social distancing to ensure that they stay at least two metres away from others; to touch only what they are buying; to buy only what they need and to use contactless payment.