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Rain-sodden conditions at the Bakewell Showground in Derbyshire caused Fidler-Taylor to call off their marquee auction of antiques and collectables on August 10.

Apologising for the inconvenience, a spokesman for be rescheduled for Saturday, September 7, at the drier location of Bakewell Business Park, Buxton Road.

Catalogues will be available from September 4, with viewing on the Friday between 2-8pm and on the morning of the sale. Tel: 01629 580228.

Meanwhile, insurance giants AXA have issued advice to art and antiques businesses on how to protect stock against floods.