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Mobile Shop

It's an Aladdin's Cave of household goods: Donald Sansome's travelling store is a lifeline for the people of rural Leicestershire

News 1975 4 mins

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His mobile shop was once horse drawn but Donald Sansome now travels the lanes of Leicestershire in a lorry bursting at the seams with household goods. How much longer can he carry on in the new era of the supermarket? With his cheerful and optimistic 'something will turn up' attitude we hope that this modern day Mr Micawber, seen visiting Ullesthorpe, can keep selling against all the commercial odds.