Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Cash Dash

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Cash Dash

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What would you buy if you were handed pounds 100 and given just 30 minutes to spend it? That is the task we set one lucky shopper each week. This time it was dance teacher Jill who took the challenge. Marie Turbill reports.

Jill Nichol says she isn't the type to win anything.

So when we stopped her in Wellington Square, Stockton, and handed her pounds 100, she couldn't believe her good fortune.

"I am just in shock," she says. "Things like this don't happen to me."

The 24-year-old, from Norton, is this week's lucky shopper.

But she has just 30 minutes to spend the cash, so the clock is set and the challenge begins.

River Island is the first port of call.

"Normally I have bad luck," she says, "but yesterday my friend won tickets to see Journey South and asked if I would go with her - and now this! …

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