BLIND SKI CHAMPION & GUIDE DOG BARRED FROM SUPERMARKET
9th June 2019
Last modified on August 31st, 2021
Sainsbury’s has apologised after refusing entry to a store in London to John Dickinson-Lilley. UPDATED
The double British and European Paralympic champion said he was ‘shaken and ‘humiliated’.
He retired from competitive skiing last year.
He said he will be taking Sainsbury’s to court over the matter.
“We have apologised to John for his experience and reassured him assistance dogs are welcome in all our stores and petrol stations,” said Sainsbury’s in a statement.
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