It's snow joke - farmers' market in Sheffield goes ahead despite Mini Beast from the East

Sheffielders showed their true grit when they came together and helped clear the snow so that a farmers' market could go ahead today.

The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.

Despite the deluge of snow last night and overnight, members of Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group ensured the Nether Edge Farmers' Market - celebrating its tenth year - was able to go ahead.

The event, which includes dozens of food stalls, is held four times a year and also includes workshops and activities for people to get involved with.

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It is being held on Nether Edge Road and Glen Road until 4pm.

The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.

The market has raised more than £70,000 for charities since it was first held in March 2008.

The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.
The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.
The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.
The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.
The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.