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Supermarket trip makes huge difference to shopper
12:00am Sunday 10th March 2013 in News
A REGULAR supermarket shopping trip has brightened up the life of a housing association resident.
Phillip Nelthorpe, of Edmondsley, has seen his life transformed with frequent trips to Sainsbury’s, in St Helen Auckland.
The Fairoak Housing Association tenant, that supports people with learning disabilities, has become so popular with staff at the store he even gets a shout out on the store’s public address system whenever he is about.
A spokeswoman for the housing association said: “We realise that to most people going shopping is an everyday and can be a somewhat menial task, but the difference that being able to do this has made to Phillip is really phenomenal.”