Pipe problem that was like Niagara Falls

Stephen Morgan MP

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan: Hectic start, but election is just the beginning

0
Have your say

Ooh, it was like Niagara Falls dear.

On Tuesday morning I was at the Asda checkout in Portsmouth when, whoosh, the drainage pipe from the roof burst. Within seconds gallons of water gushed out, flooding the floor.

Staff sprung into action, swabbing the decks and shepherding shoppers to safety. Very impressive.

But I was not so impressed when I checked my receipt from last week’s shopping at Sainsbury’s in Southsea.

The two meat deals with £2 off each had not been deducted, so I was overcharged by £4. Not a happy bunny.

So off I stomped and it turned out that one of the £2 offs had been deducted, on the BACK of the till receipt.

I’ve been food shopping for 42 years, and have never seen a shop receipt continued on the back. Anyway, the money was refunded. But I’m still not happy.

Back to the top of the page