Meridian shopping centre in Havant risks year of bad luck as Christmas decorations stay up past Twelfth Night

A shopping centre risked bad luck – as it’s Christmas decorations stayed up well after Twelfth Night.

Friday, 10th January 2020, 6:10 pm
The Meridian Centre in Elm Lane, Havant, still had Christmas decorations up on Thursday, January 9. Picture: Sarah Standing (090120-4703)

Bright lights, Christmas trees and even a giant pulled cracker were still up on display yesterday as visitors entered the centre in Elm Lane.

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According to centre manager Rob Fryer, the decorations were due to be taken down by the contractors today.

Mr Fryer said: 'We put ours up later and they always come down this late. I don't want to put any bad luck on us.'