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Iceland trolley day contest winner scoops £120 of goodies

PUBLISHED: 20:03 24 August 2009 | UPDATED: 14:45 05 October 2010

Leslie (left) and Colin... with their goodies

Leslie (left) and Colin... with their goodies

Carmen Valino

IT was all grab and go’ as a competition winner loaded his trolley to the brim at an East End supermarket. But Leslie Hutchinson and his son Colin went down the Iceland aisles in Roman Road after Leslie had won a two-minute trolley dash’

By Else Kvist

IT was all 'grab and go' as a competition winner could load his trolley to the brim at an East End supermarket.

But Leslie Hutchinson, 68, who suffers from heart problems, got his son Colin, 42, to run down the Iceland aisles on Bow's Roman Road, on Saturday morning before the store opened. As a bonus card holder Leslie had been picked as the winner of a two minute 'trolley dash'.

Instead Leslie, together with staff, shouted "Come on! Come on!" as Leslie whizzed down the aisles.

Leslie, a retired builder, said: "Colin did alright. It was good fun. You have to lift the lids of the freezers, so you haven't got time to think about what you want. Colin grabbed quite a few things for a barbeque party he was having at his home in Essex."

Leslie, who lives with his wife June in Hackney, ended up with £123 worth of goods, which he shared with Colin. They were also given a pack of vodka drinks as a compliment.


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