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UK News Bin men find pensioner's entire life savings in tins of Bisto

00:35  31 january  2020
00:35  31 january  2020 Source:   indy100.com

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One gran took that one step further, by saving £20,000 in several old tins of Bisto gravy. The woman’ s family had thrown out the tins , not realising just how precious their contents was. They rushed down to the dump to try and fix their mistake, enlisting the help of two workers, Kenny McAdam and

Argh Bisto ! Pensioner is devastated after her family threw her £20,000 life savings in the bin after Relatives of woman had been cleaning out her house when they came across tins Two workers spent two hours shifting through rubbish to dig out the Bisto tins

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As many of us with elderly family members will know, shoving rolled up notes into old biscuit tins is actually a surprisingly popular method of saving.

One gran took that one step further, by saving £20,000 in several old tins of Bisto gravy.

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The woman’s family had thrown out the tins, not realising just how precious their contents was. They rushed down to the dump to try and fix their mistake, enlisting the help of two workers, Kenny McAdam and Tony Scanlon.

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Bin men find pensioner ' s life savings in tins of Bistohttps://www.indy100.com/article/ bisto -gravy- bin - men - pensioner -money-9307771 …

TWO workers at a rubbish dump sniffed out an elderly woman’ s £20,000 life savings — stashed in Bisto gravy tins that had been ditched by mistake. ‘I was in the digger and we were trying to feel the weight of the bags,’ he said. ‘I found one of the tins and then Kenny came across the other four of

McAdam and Scanlon, in Scotland, spent two hours hunting through old rubbish bags for the containers.

Scanlon said:

I was in the digger and we were trying to feel the weight of the bags.

I found one of the tins and then Kenny came across the other four of them. What a feeling.

The helpful pair were empathetic to the cause, with McAdam saying, “It makes you think about your own wee granny and how you would feel if it was her,”

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Reportedly, the two have previously come to the aid of people who’ve lost items like rings and car keys.

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