Santa’s sleigh routes 2014

Amelia Grace Arno, Ethan Arno and Felicity Arno meet Santa on the 3rd Market Harborough Scouts sleigh at the Late Night Shopping event last year. (Mail picture: Andrew Carpenter/MHMP001661-13)
Amelia Grace Arno, Ethan Arno and Felicity Arno meet Santa on the 3rd Market Harborough Scouts sleigh at the Late Night Shopping event last year. (Mail picture: Andrew Carpenter/MHMP001661-13)

Santa Claus and his pals from the 3rd Market Harborough Scouts have released the schedule of routes for the 2014 Father Christmas sleigh rides tour of Harborough’s streets.

He will be visiting more than 150 streets in Harborough over 22 nights between Monday, December 1, and Monday, December 22.

Santa will also stop-off in the villages of Foxton, Gartree, Lubenham, Little Bowden and Great Bowden.

The routes are as follows (all information supplied by the Scouts):

Monday, December 1:

Andrew Macdonald Close, Clarence Street, Connaught Road, Albany Road, Edinburgh Close, The Broadway, Broadway Terrace, Orchard Street and Heygate Street.

Tuesday, December 2: Fleetwood Gardens, Fleetwood Close, Fairfax Road, Ireton Road, Pride Place, Welland Park Road, Walcot Road, Rugby Close and Summers Way.

Wednesday, December 3: Highcross Street, Adamswood Close, Knoll Street, Logan Crescent, Northleigh Grove, Horsefair Close, Norbury Close, Austins Close, Fairway and Southleigh Grove.

Thursday, December 4: Willow Crescent, Elm Drive, Brookfield Road, Westfield Close, The Pastures, Spinney Close, Fieldhead Close and the Farndale View estate.

Friday, December 5: at Market Harborough Christmas Fayre

Saturday, December 6: Patrick Street, Cross Street, Gladstone Street, Lathkill Street, Haddonian Road, Tungstone Way, Hurlingham Road, Bath Street, Caxton Street, Scotland Road, Rookwell Drive, Dunsmore Road and West Close.

Sunday, December 7: Logan Street, Nelson Street, Goward Street, Hearth Street, East Street, Highfield Street, Harcourt Street, Spencer Street, Stevens Street, Morley Street, Clarke Street, Wartnaby Street and Gardiner Street.

Monday, December 8: Foxton Village Hall 5.30–6pm, then Gartree, Lubenham, Foxton Road, and The Green, School Lane, Church Walk, Westgate Lane, Acorn Close, Westgate Close, Rushes Lane and The Hawthorns in Lubenham.

Tuesday, December 9: (Little Bowden area) Jordan Close, Bellfields Lane, Bellfields Street, Thornborough Close, Scotland Road, Launde Park, Rectory Lane, Garfield Close, St Nicholas Way, St Nicholas Close, Latimer Crescent, Jerwoods Way and Oaklands Park.

Wednesday, December 10: Skippon Close, Pear Tree Gardens, Cromwell Crescent, Green Lane, Rupert Road, Rowan Avenue, Rochester Gardens, Howard Way, Balfour Gardens and Essex Gardens.

Thursday, December 11: Stuart Road, Astley Close, De Lisle Close, Naseby Close, Newcombe Street, Granville Street, Nithsdale Avenue and Western Avenue.

Friday, December 12: Freshman Way, Southwold, Marmion Close estate.

Saturday, December 13: Alvington Way, Bates Close, Kingston Way, Coales Gardens and Tymecrosse Gardens.

Sunday, December 14: The Furlongs, Ashley Way, Woodbreach Drive, Thatch Meadow Drive, Rylands Close, Fernfield Close, Simborough Way and Long Brimley Close.

Monday, December 15: Fairfield Road, Park Drive, Fir Tree Walk. Holly Close, Victoria Avenue, Edward Road, Hillcrest Avenue and The Woodlands.

Tuesday, December 16: Arden Way, Arden Close, Nunneley Way, Douglas Drive, The Headlands and Great Bowden Road.

Wednesday, December 17: (Great Bowden night): Bankfield Drive, Station Road, Madeline Close, Berry Close, Horseshoe Lane, Knights End Road, Langton Road, Welham Road, Manor Road, Chaters Close, Main Street and Burnmill Road.

Thursday, December 18: Watson Avenue, Butler Gardens, Maurice Road, Rainsborough Gardens, Barnard Gardens, Hopton Fields, Richie Park, Selby Close, Lindsey Gardens and Stratton Close.

Friday, December 19: Middlebrook Green, Harrod Drive, Doddridge Road, Kings Road, Ashfield Road, Roman Way and Symington Way.

Saturday, December 20: Gores Lane, Claremont Drive, Hartland Drive, Chatsworth Drive, Sandringham Drive and Petworth Drive.

Sunday, December 21: Stablegate Way, Middledale Road, Overdale Close, Audley Close, Shelland Close, Ashley Way, Roundhill Close, Glebe Road, Dunslade Close, Dunslade Grove and The Heights.

Monday, December 22: The Ridgeway, Ridgeway West, Blenheim Way, Marlborough Way, Pochin Drive, Overfield Avenue, Sherrard Road, Hammond Way, The Oval and The Crescent.

Story by Alex Blackwell.

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