Late Night Shopping a decade ago

Staff from the former Rainbows Children’s Hospice charity shop in Harborough were getting into the festive spirit ten years ago this week.

The event, which was replaced this year by the Market Harborough Christmas Fayre, was attended by an estimated 8,000 people in December 2004.

Pictured, from left, are Gordon Jones, Sue Jones, Stephen King, Tina Wiby, the late Liz Basse, Jan Ellwodd and Colin Basse.

The shop, in St Mary’s Place, was in town from 1998 to 2006 but was forced to close down due to rent rises.

The hospice reopened a new shop, in Coventry Road, this August.