Shoppers in Basingstoke looking for a bargain have been flocking to the “aisle of dreams” in Aldi and Lidl.

The discount supermarket each week gives shoppers offers that they can’t miss on a range of different items.

From Fajita kits to tins of biscuits and a range of other household goods, there is always something to pick up in Aldi’s Specialbuys or Lidl’s Middle of Lidl.

The Gazette went to see what bargains can be snapped up at the stores.


The Middle of Lidl focuses on a big night in and bathroom essentials.

If you have a flat tire you can pick up a mini air compressor or if you fancy doing a bit of gardening at the weekend there is am electrical garden shredder available.

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For the furry members of the family cat scratching posts have also been discounted.

A comfy dressing gown costs £12.99 and an Aquapur laundry bag is £6.99.

There are Lidl stores in both South Ham and Chineham, so make sure you pick up a bargin while you can.

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Aldi Special Buys hopes to get shoppers into the Halloween spirit early.

A glow in the dark throw costs £8.99, while a spooky projector candle will set you back £4.99.

If people were after a more comfortable variety of shoe, they can pick up a pair of clogs for £2.49 or if they are looking for something to keep things cool, shoppers can grab and inflatable cooler for 99p.

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For those wanting to go all out for Halloween, an inflatable mansion pumpkin arch costs £39.99.

Shoppers can visit the Aldi stores in St Michael’s Retail park or the newly opened store in Winklebury.

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