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    • zippychick
    • By zippychick 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
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    zippychick
    June 2017 Grocery Challenge
    • #1
    • 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
    June 2017 Grocery Challenge 13th Oct 14 at 12:54 PM
    Hi everyone,

    Welcome to the sixth Grocery Challenge of 2017 !!!!

    If your new month starts early feel free to join this thread, or if you're still working on your May budget, then keep on posting in the May challenge.

    As always this challenge is to reduce your own grocery budget to levels that you will be pleased with, not forgetting that we always recommend that you stay inside your own comfort levels and take things gently one step at a time. Remember that this is not a competition....it's designed to take you and your grocery spending to a level you are happy with.

    If you are new to the challenge I have quoted the advice from Galtizz below which will help you get started.

    Please post into this thread for help and advice and support at any time. Good luck to everyone taking part!


    I have said this before, but for all the newbies to the challenge;

    For the first month I took a guess at the budget but I really had no idea how much I was spending.

    I found the best thing is to have a guess the first month but SAVE ALL OF YOUR RECEIPTS (and yes, that does include the ones from the local shop when you run out of milk ), then at the end of the month add them all up and have a look if you were on budget, if not, it doesn't matter because your budget was a guess. For the next month you can use the total of your receipts and take a bit off to get a realistic budget, just shave off as much as you think you can, it could be £1 a week or £20 a week.

    If you are currently spending £200 a month don't suddenly drop it to £100 - you'll never do it but if you cut £20 a month off for a few months you'll get there eventually without feeling you're missing out on anything.

    You might think you've done everything you can in the first month but someone always comes up with a new idea and, if you try it you often find you save a bit more (unless you are SarahSaver who is an expert at this and could only save more if she turned her back garden into a paddy field and lived on rice ) In the first month I thought, I'm planning meals, I couldn't possibly save any more, but then I started double cooking and freezing, and making soup instead of buying it in tins.

    I've been doing this since Feb but only saved ALL of my receipts last month, it has given me a much better idea of where it is all going. Budget for next month is £80 for 2 of us, I'll start on 30/4. I could probably save more, by eating different foods but I can afford to live on £80, I have saved a lot of money since Feb. and I don't waste food or money any more. So I'm happy with my budget.
    By request, here is Spiggles wonderful helpful post



    We all have different budgets that suit our households. The most important thing to remember is that you set yours according to your needs and finances. It can take time to get to where you want to be too so don't knock yourself out if you go over in the first few months. We are here to support each other and it is not a competition.

    I thought it might help to outline where we've come from and the top tips I've learned.

    When we started in March 2010 we had spent in excess of £600 in the previous month. This had to stop, (there's only me and him and our two beautiful black cats) something which thankfully my OH completely agreed with so I have been lucky that he has been on board from the start. He gave me his debit card voluntarily and I still keep hold of it until he needs to get something for the home. At the same time we set up a system of pocket money (pm) at £15 each per week which doesn't count towards the GC and which we can each spend as we wish with no comebacks or complaints. OH predominantly uses his pm on his beer and I ferret mine away mostly.

    The next step was to set up my own spreadsheet which is absolutely simple onto which I put all spends so that I have a continuous running total for the month and for the year. We initially set our budget at £280 per month and brought it down to £240 where it resides for most of the year it is occasionally increased to allow for extras e.g. Christmas to £260.

    The important 'tools' we found greatly helped and continue to do so now are:

    Stocktake cupboards, fridge, freezer - make lists and ensure that the older products get used up first. You'll be amazed at what you find squirrelled away and it will help with your shopping list as you'll realise that you don't actually need so much.

    Before you go shopping check staples - running out of milk, bread, butter, etc often leads to going into a shop for one thing and coming out £20 lighter. Always check these and if they'll run out tomorrow buy them the same time as getting other things.

    Always make a shopping list and stick to it - the supermarkets (sm) try every which way to get us to spend so having a list and strong resolve is the only way to beat them.

    Keep every receipt - and then note it down on your spreadsheet/spend diary so that you always know where you are.

    When tempted, ask yourself do you NEED it or just WANT it - now this advice goes with two things. Firstly, the things you see in store when shopping that APPEAR to be bargains - if you hadn't planned spending the money then its not a bargain. Secondly, the sm send us loads of vouchers for £X off a spend of £XX - if you had no NEED to spend £XX then have you SAVED anything???

    Use my supermarket to compare prices (limited to four of the biggies) - The site may be used to actually do an online shop at whichever of the big four offers the best value or, if you have the time and sm availability, to make up lists for visiting each of the stores so that you can purchase all you need at different stores thus getting the best possible value. (I'd add, do a 'shop' virtually on this site and take the list you create on it with you, whichever one you shop at, it will help keep target prices in your head and allow you to spot bargains. MrM is not included but you can do a virtual list on their website so you know what you're going to be spending.)

    Always have a list - this is just as important when shopping online as shopping on foot.

    Use Approved Foods online (with a list!) - if you don't mind out of date things (ood) or you can search for only in date items. The only drawback is storing the goods as far as I can tell. Oh, and watch the delivery as it's done on a scaled charge for weight so keep an eye on it. You can of course do an AF order with friends, family, colleagues or like minded neighbours. Other GCers use Big Br*nds 4 Less too.

    Invest in a breadmaker - we have saved so much by making our own bread. The prices in the shops are extortionate for bread these days. There's loads of advice on this thread and others in the forum on this.

    Use the recipe lists - always posted at the front of a new thread. There are fantastic, tasty, healthy and economical recipes to use on them and there are a number of other threads on the forum such as Weezl's that will help you to eat well on a budget.

    Shop locally - the local greengrocer (or preferably market but I don't have one ) is usually cheaper as an option for fruit and veg (f&v) than the sm. Often the prices may look the same but when you look at the quantity for the same price the greengrocer will be cheaper. The same goes for the local butcher. Often you will have far more variety of meat available, advice on how to cook a particular meat can be offered and there is (for me at least) no comparison in terms of quality. We buy our huge FR eggs there and I'm yet to find an equivalent FR egg in a sm at the same or lower price. Obvioulsy if you have your own chicks/know someone who has chicks you can get them even cheaper again.

    Grow your own - it's quite simple to grow some f&v at home even if it's only in pots on the patio. There are also supportive threads on the forum for this.

    Cook your own - making meals at home from ingredients is far more economical, often tastes better than shop bought and is probably far better healthwise.

    Meal Plan - this is something that others can advise on as we don't do it. I have a tremendous capacity for eating the same food over many days but presented in slightly different form. For example, we could buy £7 worth of brisket from the butchers and eat it as pot roast for a couple of days, sliced for sarnies, sliced with a salad, chucked into a casserole or shredded up and fried as crispy beef.

    Don't waste food - either only make what you need or use any leftovers for other meals/creations or freeze it for another day.

    Withdraw the cash you want to spend - and keep it in a separate purse. This can be particularly effective as you have the money in front of you reducing rather than spending with plastic which is so easy to lose track of. Very useful when you first start out.

    Don't go to the shops to browse - this can only lead to pain and hardship!!!

    Keep posting and reading the thread - there really is no better supportive, wise and inspirational place to be! I think I saw that somebody mentioned forgetting to read/post. I get around this by using the Advanced button to post, below the window where your text is displayed you will see Additional Options. In the Thread Subscription box use the dropdown to select either instant email notification (this is what I use) or daily email notification before you submit your latest post. Then you will get an email into your inbox from which you can click to the thread to see what others are saying.

    Always remember the sm is not your friend - it wants to profit from you and take as much of your money as it can coerce out of you!

    So, there you go as a starting point. Others on here will offer tremendous advice on meal planning. And don't forget, the only silly question is the one you didn't ask!

    See you all later,
    Spigs
    For quidelines on posting in this thread please read the second post in this thread.

    For the Grocery challenge Recipe Index please see posts #3, #4, #5 #6 #7 #8 & #9 on this thread (the list is growing!!!!!)

    For everyones totals, see post #10 on this thread

    I hope everyone has a great month!

    Zip
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    • Coxy11
    • By Coxy11 6th Jun 17, 11:52 AM
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    Coxy11
    Hi everyone,
    Budgets updated to here
    Coxy
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    • claireyfairy82
    • By claireyfairy82 6th Jun 17, 1:04 PM
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    Whoops, forgot I had placed a pre order with musclefoods and got home to a parcel of meat to unpack. £76.50 away from my budget I had forgotten about. Luckily I had enough room in my freezers to squeeze in a bit extra.


    I'm currently at £179.51/£300 and it's only the 6th of June!! So I have £120.49 left for the rest of the month to do the 4 of us. It's manageable but I'll just need to pay a close eye to what I'm buying.
    Aug 2017: £78.04/£250 NSD:
    Sept 2017: £0/£250 NSD:


    365 day penny savers challenge: £522.93/£667.95
    • maisymoo5
    • By maisymoo5 6th Jun 17, 1:59 PM
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    maisymoo5
    £5.20 spent on top up shop in Sainsbury's
    £67.60/£260
    • Ginmonster
    • By Ginmonster 6th Jun 17, 2:54 PM
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    Ginmonster
    There are so many lovely sounding things in everyone's meal plans it makes me hungry!


    I had some chilli bean soup from the freezer for my lunch today and as I was feeling really quite hungry I went a bought a packet of pitta breads for 42p so I could have a pitta with my soup.


    I need to use up anything that could go off while I'm on hols next week so the plan is that tonight I have some leftover salt and pepper tofu with noodles and broccoli.


    Tomorrow will be pasta with some spinach and mixed salad leaves whizzed into a pesto with some cashews, garlic and lemon and half a tin of creamed mushrooms. Or possibly a curry using the spinach, leaves, lemon and mushrooms and some lentils. This is why I can't meal plan, I can't stick to one idea.


    £47.02/£100
    • PennyGrabber
    • By PennyGrabber 6th Jun 17, 8:20 PM
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    Total of £30.23 to add after doing the recipes from the weekend. Today and yesterday were nsds. Dd asked (in front of friend -grr) if friend could come over for dinner today. Said friend is a little fussy - she didn't like what I made last time, but I said it was risotto today. Anyway, I made a pasta bake at the same time, thinking leftovers could be for my lunches this week. None of them (dd, friend and ds) had any risotto, so that's what I have for lunches now! Pasta bake almost entirely demolished, so good job I did that too!

    Can't remember what's on the plan for tomorrow's dinner, but I shall check before bed in case I need to grab anything from the freezer. Prob something quick and easy, as Wednesday is my tricky day.

    Over half of budget gone, with next shop due on 11th... Not looking good!!

    PG x
    Family of three - me, dd(12) and ds(10), feeding dp 2 or 3 x a week too. Only food, not toiletries.
    Sept £29.38/£100 Aug £124.60/£100 July £100/£100 June 2017, £113.38/£100.00
    • PennyGrabber
    • By PennyGrabber 6th Jun 17, 11:23 PM
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    Just checked meal plan and it's omelette, toast and beans. Not sure if I'll be able to get the ch (esp dd) to eat that, so may do a tin of soup for them. Either way, it's an easy one!!

    Night all,
    PG x
    Family of three - me, dd(12) and ds(10), feeding dp 2 or 3 x a week too. Only food, not toiletries.
    Sept £29.38/£100 Aug £124.60/£100 July £100/£100 June 2017, £113.38/£100.00
    • amandaatnumber7
    • By amandaatnumber7 6th Jun 17, 11:28 PM
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    $3.70 on a couple of bits yesterday
    July Grocery Challenge $0/$800

    June Grocery Challenge $23.45/$1000

    May Grocery Challenge $1007.40/$1000
    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 7th Jun 17, 1:05 PM
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    elsiepac
    Happy Hump Day everyone! It's all downhill to the weekend from here!

    Small spend of £1 on Monday for 4 crusty rolls... I couldn't resist!

    Feeling very virtuous as I have a sweet potato and coconut curry in the slow cooker while I'm at work today, so for girl's night tonight (me, my mum, and my sister at mine for dinner and a film) I am sorted! Plus, I cunningly chose a recipe that used up the last half a red cabbage that has been loitering with intent in my fridge for WEEKS now! Chopped off the dodgy looking bits and it was fine inside!
    I must make more curries, for some reason they never occur to me!
    Whilst the oven was on last night to partially cook the sweet potato, I also roasted the butternut squash I need on thursday for a barley salad... how organised!!



    ................................£150 Budget
    Date.......Shop......Amount.....Remaining
    26 May.....Ocad0.......£45.31....£104.69
    26 May.....Co-0p.......£01.60....£103.09
    26 May.....Superdrug...£08.32.....£94.77
    26 May.....Lush........£06.25.....£88.52
    26 May.....M&S.........£05.00.....£83.52
    26 May.....A1di........£01.10.....£82.42
    29 May.....Tesc0.......£20.95.....£61.47
    29 May.....A1di........£07.15.....£54.32
    30 May.....T3sc0.......£09.24.....£45.08
    31 May.....T3sc0.......£01.30.....£43.78
    1 Jun......A1di........£03.17.....£40.61
    1 Jun......T3sc0.......£25.15.....£15.46
    2 Jun......C0-op.......£01.00.....£14.46



    Date....Fresh/Frozen..Cupboard/Dry Goods..Cleaning/Toiletries..Treats..Bags
    26 May..£04.80........£08.26..............£32.25...............-.......£00.30
    26 May..£01.60........-...................-....................-.......-
    26 May..-.............-...................£08.32...............-.......-
    26 May..-.............-...................£06.25...............-.......-
    26 May..£05.00........-...................-....................-.......-
    26 May..£01.10........-...................-....................-.......-
    29 May..£13.05........£07.90..............-....................-.......-
    29 May..£04.57........£02.58..............-....................-.......-
    30 May..£02.10........£04.50..............-....................£2.59..£00.05
    31 May..£01.30........-...................-....................-.......-
    1 Jun...£03.17........-...................-....................-.......-
    1 Jun...£16.62........£08.48..............-....................-.......£00.05
    2 Jun...£01.00........-...................-....................-.......-

    Last edited by elsiepac; 07-06-2017 at 1:08 PM.
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    • Suffolk lass
    • By Suffolk lass 7th Jun 17, 1:55 PM
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    Suffolk lass
    Just checked meal plan and it's omelette, toast and beans. Not sure if I'll be able to get the ch (esp dd) to eat that, so may do a tin of soup for them. Either way, it's an easy one!!

    Night all,
    PG x
    Originally posted by PennyGrabber
    One of my Son's favourite teas was a baked bean omelette. Flipping it over and sealing it like a pasty so that he only found the beans "inside" always used to make him happy. Thanks for jogging my memory
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    • Wysiwyg49
    • By Wysiwyg49 7th Jun 17, 7:25 PM
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    Wysiwyg49
    I've combined my grocery budget with toiletries and household stuff (cleaning etc.) ... which has whacked the running total to £149 already after only 1 week

    I'll just run with it for now and see how it goes. Got a tip from one of the Debt Free Diaries to split spending into weeks rather than the whole month, which I am going to try, because I usually overspend massively after payday.

    Small success today that I took lunch to work (this is a constant battle as I find it quite boring!) and doing chicken pie for kids tonight and pasta for me and DH. I've got meals planned up to Saturday and one in reserve so hoping next week's shop won't be too much. May go to Ald1 - although it was interesting on the Supershoppers program to see that some of the budget s/m actually sell smaller multipacks etc and aren't really cheaper!
    GC Sept £174.61/£360
    • PennyGrabber
    • By PennyGrabber 7th Jun 17, 11:04 PM
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    Ah, Suffolk Lass, that sounds lush! It's amazing what memories food holds for us! My two had soup, as I predicted, but I might try a bean omelette in the near future!

    Another nsd today. Tomorrow probably won't be one, as I'm going ysing with my oh. We know how to live on date night!! I don't need anything at all, but it's a cheap date...!

    Nearly the weekend guys!

    PG x
    Family of three - me, dd(12) and ds(10), feeding dp 2 or 3 x a week too. Only food, not toiletries.
    Sept £29.38/£100 Aug £124.60/£100 July £100/£100 June 2017, £113.38/£100.00
    • FoxFace
    • By FoxFace 8th Jun 17, 7:11 AM
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    Hi guys, forgot to update the last couple of days... probably because, as usual, I haven't left the house and so haven't spent any money

    Was being pestered last night to make the pulled jackfruit burritos that I had planned for Friday, so will have to rearrange the menu plan... we have loads left so I guess lunch today is sorted.

    Oh and I forgot we had a catered family party on Tuesday night, so I can save one of this week's meals for next week

    Have a lovely day everyone
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    • Wysiwyg49
    • By Wysiwyg49 8th Jun 17, 9:00 AM
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    Was being pestered last night to make the pulled jackfruit burritos that I had planned for Friday, so will have to rearrange the menu plan...
    Originally posted by FoxFace
    Just had to google jackfruit Veggie meals have come a long way since we tried them in the 90s. Anyone remember Burgamix? I used to make spag bol with it.

    Making chicken noodle soup for lunch today from various LO fridge lurkers...sausage casserole and baked spuds for tea. Hoping for a NSD.
    GC Sept £174.61/£360
    • caronc
    • By caronc 8th Jun 17, 12:31 PM
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    £24 shop today bringing the total to £50/£120
    May GC £150/£150, June GC £117/£120, July £185/£170, August £108/£120, Sep GC £109/£120
    • anajames
    • By anajames 8th Jun 17, 2:01 PM
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    Went over board with my weekly budget of 50. Spent around 53.4 pounds.
    • purpleybat
    • By purpleybat 8th Jun 17, 10:11 PM
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    hmmm, the best laid plans....
    todays tiny shop turned into a £26.09 shop, that's some expensive sarnie fillings and veg!
    I did tho buy laundry detergent and a few other bits, so overall I don't think I did too badly.
    gc jan 148.59/150 feb 134.58/150 mar 148.35/160 apr 139.24/160 may 165.78/160 june 129.05/160 july 148.23/170 aug 163/170 sep 123.67/160
    • PennyGrabber
    • By PennyGrabber 8th Jun 17, 11:08 PM
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    PennyGrabber
    Evening all!

    Couple of Brucies today... Firstly, the ysing we were planning ended up only being one shop, and oh bought my salad and luncheon meat for me (16p) for both! Then he bought us a chippy tea on the way home. Before all that, I'd won the raffle at sw! Two carriers full of veg and tins!!

    I'm counting today as a nsd. This is because I didn't buy the stuff with oh, and because the £1 for raffle tickets was not really food money.

    I'm on a course tomorrow, and lunch is provided. Think that'll be my main meal

    Night all,
    PG x
    Family of three - me, dd(12) and ds(10), feeding dp 2 or 3 x a week too. Only food, not toiletries.
    Sept £29.38/£100 Aug £124.60/£100 July £100/£100 June 2017, £113.38/£100.00
    • t14cy t
    • By t14cy t 9th Jun 17, 6:46 AM
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    still hanging on to my measley £9 leftover in budget, but not for much longer as need milk!!! PENNYGRABBER, well done on your sm win, fab stuff!! xx
    • FurryBeastOz
    • By FurryBeastOz 9th Jun 17, 6:47 AM
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    Yay. My purse has stayed firmly shut since Saturday but I will need to pry it open today. Careful menu planning and sticking to the list.
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    GC To 1/9/17 £2152.27/£3,500, 61.5/66.6% of the year. Had to raise budget
    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 9th Jun 17, 9:41 AM
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    elsiepac
    Did my week 3 shop last night, first A1di then Tesc0 as usual. I wanted to spend under a tenner seeing as how close to the wind I am with my budget, but actually came in at £14.34. So I have 12p left for another week and a half! For now though, I have plenty in, but not loads, and it's nice to have a bit of space in my fridge, as I know it isn't full of stuff I won't get around to using before it goes off.

    Also - A1di sell Earl Grey tea for 85p for 50 bags!!! I'm SO HAPPY! I have both caff and decaff so will still have to buy Tesc0 decaff, but that's still a 47% saving!

    I've been selling a few bits on Facebook lately, which earnt me £20 last Sunday, which was great but was used elsewhere (or will be). I'm going to try and sell some other bits to get me a little extra for grocery challenge. It'll mean I still blow my budget as such, but at least it won't be taken from elsewhere. July is also going to be a very tight month for me, although I've managed to get myself on a focus group for £50 cash in hand in mid July! so that will help!

    Hope everyone has a lovely weekend; I have leftover curry for my tea tonight so no cooking, yay!



    ................................£150 Budget
    Date.......Shop......Amount.....Remaining
    26 May.....Ocad0.......£45.31....£104.69
    26 May.....Co-0p.......£01.60....£103.09
    26 May.....Superdrug...£08.32.....£94.77
    26 May.....Lush........£06.25.....£88.52
    26 May.....M&S.........£05.00.....£83.52
    26 May.....A1di........£01.10.....£82.42
    29 May.....Tesc0.......£20.95.....£61.47
    29 May.....A1di........£07.15.....£54.32
    30 May.....T3sc0.......£09.24.....£45.08
    31 May.....T3sc0.......£01.30.....£43.78
    1 Jun......A1di........£03.17.....£40.61
    1 Jun......T3sc0.......£25.15.....£15.46
    2 Jun......C0-op.......£01.00.....£14.46
    8 Jun......A1di........£06.29.....£08.17
    8 Jun......Tesc0.......£08.05.....£00.12


    Date....Fresh/Frozen..Cupboard/Dry Goods..Cleaning/Toiletries..Treats..Bags
    26 May..£04.80........£08.26..............£32.25...............-.......£00.30
    26 May..£01.60........-...................-....................-.......-
    26 May..-.............-...................£08.32...............-.......-
    26 May..-.............-...................£06.25...............-.......-
    26 May..£05.00........-...................-....................-.......-
    26 May..£01.10........-...................-....................-.......-
    29 May..£13.05........£07.90..............-....................-.......-
    29 May..£04.57........£02.58..............-....................-.......-
    30 May..£02.10........£04.50..............-....................£2.59...£00.05
    31 May..£01.30........-...................-....................-.......-
    1 Jun...£03.17........-...................-....................-.......-
    1 Jun...£16.62........£08.48..............-....................-.......£00.05
    2 Jun...£01.00........-...................-....................-.......-
    8 Jun...£05.44........£00.85..............-....................-.......-
    8 Jun...£05.05........£03.00..............-....................-.......-

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