Keep It Local But Keep The Price Down

PUBLISHED: 13:20 26 August 2009 | UPDATED: 11:01 04 May 2010

I WAS interested to read about your Keep it Local campaign. I live just outside Ely, but work in Huntingdon and have recently been buying small bags of building sand at £1.43 per bag from one of the large DIY stores there, on my way home from work. Last

I WAS interested to read about your Keep it Local campaign. I live just outside Ely, but work in Huntingdon and have recently been buying small bags of building sand at £1.43 per bag from one of the large DIY stores there, on my way home from work.

Last week I was at home and I needed two more bags so popped into a builder's merchant in Ely where I was charged £3.28 per bag. It would have been cheaper to drive to Huntingdon or Cambridge, which I will do in future.

KEVIN ADAMS

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