Record-breaking trolley dash takes place in Whittlesey Co-op

A 'trolley-dash' took place in the Whittlesey Coop to raise money for St Andrew’s Church maintenance

A 'trolley-dash' took place in the Whittlesey Coop to raise money for St Andrew’s Church maintenance. - Credit: Archant

Winner of the St Andrew’s Church, Whittlesey, autumn draw has been revealed; his prize, a two minute supermarket sweep of his local Co-op.

A 'trolley-dash' took place in the Whittlesey Coop to raise money for St Andrew’s Church maintenance

A 'trolley-dash' took place in the Whittlesey Coop to raise money for St Andrew’s Church maintenance. - Credit: Archant

Martin McKelvey scooped the star prize and won his two minute free-for-all at Whittlesey Co-op.

This isn’t the first time St Andrew’s has been offered the trolley-dash as a prize for their grand draw.

The store was open as usual as Martin dashed through the supermarket, claiming a record-breaking £137.99 worth of goods at the checkout last Tuesday evening (November 7).

All together, with fund raising, The Friends of St Andrew’s Church raised £365 towards maintaining the hall and church.


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Jason Staples, store manager, had advised his customers that ‘The Dash’ was taking place and he was responsible for scanning all of Martin’s items.

A church spokesman said: “We are very grateful for the access to the store for the event and manager, Jason, for providing timekeeping at all stages of the trolley-dash.”

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