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The Coca-Cola Christmas truck has come to signal the start of the festive season for many people. Now in its ninth year, the iconic truck is once again touring the UK, finishing at London’s O2 Arena on 15 December. Stopping at various locations across the country, it be complete with sample cans, winter wonderland scenes, photo opportunities and personalised bottles of Coke (to buy). As part of its partnership with the homeless charity Crisis, Coca-Cola will also be helping reunite friends and families around the country and donating 10% for every sample can recycled on the tour. But any wanna-be truckers may be disappointed. Visitors are not allowed to sit in the truck’s cab or access the trailer (it will be too crammed full of cans of Coke for that). Which, considering the current shorta...[Read More]
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