FRENCH flavours have again been proving popular with Huddersfield shoppers.

A French market arrived on New Street yesterday and will stay until tomorrow.

It is run by a group of traders from Normandy, Brittany and Provence who have brought speciality goods from their regions to Huddersfield.

Goods include soaps and lavender from Marseille and biscuits from Brittany.

There is also wine, garlic, cheese, bread, olives, crepes, honey, pate and confectionary on sale.

Non-food items, such as fabric and clothes, jewellery and crafts, have also been proving popular.

An accordion player is also on hand to add musical entertainment.

Yesterday the market's New Street site was packed with people browsing and buying.

Joy Holland, of Mirfield, was checking some of the clothes.

She said: "I think the market is a good idea. It is convenient in the middle of town and it is nice to see something different."

Student James Cooper, 22, lives in Leeds but is a regular visitor to Huddersfield.

He said: "It is the first time I have seen the market, but I think it is really nice. The main street is really busy and it seems a good idea to have something unusual to attract people to town."

The traders visited Huddersfield for the first time in November.