Christmas News
Our reporter goes behind the scenes as a Harborough school prepares for its Nativity show

Our reporter goes behind the scenes as a Harborough school prepares for its Nativity show

In a primary school in a small Harborough district village, a little, fair-haired Joseph is getting ready to rehearse for the school nativity play.

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Harborough district’s Harrison lights up our Christmas in Sainsbury’s festive advert

Harborough district’s Harrison lights up our Christmas in Sainsbury’s festive advert

Every year, there’s a multi-million battle for our cash at Christmas, via the blockbusting TV advert.

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Christmas lights package drawn up for Harborough shopping street

Christmas lights package drawn up for Harborough shopping street

A last-minute plan to bring some festive lights to Market Harborough’s Church Street has been suggested by the under-fire Harborough District Council.

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New Christmas lights planned for Market Harborough

New Christmas lights planned for Market Harborough

New Christmas lights will help decorate the town centre of Market Harborough this year.

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The Santas were fake, but the snow was real at Harborough fun run

The Santas were fake, but the snow was real at Harborough fun run

Hundreds of Santas took to an appropriately snow-covered Welland Park, Market Harborough at the weekend for the annual Santa Fun Run.

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POLL: When should you take your Christmas decorations down in Harborough?

POLL: When should you take your Christmas decorations down in Harborough?

Market Harborough and Lutterworth’s festive are lights on and many merrymakers in the town have trawled through their attics to dust off their own lights and hang them with care.

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Gift shop Solutions wins award for the prettiest windows in the town centre

Gift shop Solutions wins award for the prettiest windows in the town centre

Independent town gift shop Solutions won the Late Night Shopping award for the best-dressed windows in Market Harborough.

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Your guide to Christmas gifts in Market Harborough

Your guide to Christmas gifts in Market Harborough

It’s the Christmas Fair in Market Harborough tonight (Friday), the town’s big late night shopping event.

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Archers actor is speaker at Harborough Christmas celebration

Archers actor is speaker at Harborough Christmas celebration

The annual Celebration of Christmas concert will be held on Saturday (December 19) at the parish church of St Dionysius, Market Harborough.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Harborough packed for Christmas Fayre

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Harborough packed for Christmas Fayre

Thousands packed Market Harborough town centre on Friday evening for this year’s Christmas Fayre evening.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

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