Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Must Have Been Our Lucky Day! Cash Dash

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Must Have Been Our Lucky Day! Cash Dash

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CASH Dash is back again this week to treat another lucky shopper. SARAH DALE counted down the clock KELLY Duggan had just received a special phone call when we stopped her and partner Ricky Dodds.

The 27-year-old from Stockton had just found out she'd got a job in administration due to start the very next day.

"It's our lucky day," says Ricky, 24, who works in insurance.

Kelly, Ricky and their eight-monthold daughter, Isla Dodds, were out shopping for a birthday present for Ricky's younger brother when they were picked at random to take part in Cash Dash.

"Spend pounds 100 in 30 minutes? I'm sure we can do that," says Ricky.

First stop was Boots where Kelly made the most of the three-for-two offer on make-up to stock up on some L'Oreal mascara, Bourjois blusher and Rimmel face powder.

Unsure where to go next and Ricky happy for Kelly to spend the cash, Kelly pressed Ricky to pick somewhere to treat himself.

"If it was up to me I'd spend it all on games," he jokes.

So we head to Grainger Games where Ricky adds the new PS3 Batman game to the shopping booty.

Next shop on the list is Peacocks for some new clothes for Isla.

Kelly picks out a pair of jeans with pink trim for pounds 7 and a pack of two cute sleepsuits, also pounds 7. Then it was on to Wilkinson to look in the homeware section.

"We're wanting some baby pink curtains for Isla's room," explains Kelly.

Unable to find quite what they're looking for, they have a look at the photo frames.

"We have so many pictures of Isla, this will make me sort them out and put some more up," says Kelly.

With under a tenner left Kelly and Ricky spot B&M. Ricky heads for the kitchen aisle to look for a baking tray to make caramel shortbread, also stocking up on a spatula and wok. …

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