We won life-changing £3.2MILLION on the Postcode Lottery – here’s how we’re going to spend the money

A GROUP of lucky Brits who have won a whopping £3.2M in the People’s Postcode Lottery have revealed how they will splash out the cash.

The huge prize was won by more than 1,000 locals on a property in Greater Manchester.

A group of neighbors in Manchester brought home a huge lottery prize


A group of neighbors in Manchester brought home a huge lottery prizeCredit: People’s Postal Code Lottery

Of the group, 11 lucky residents each took home £145,454 when their correct postcode, M24 1LS, was drawn – a total of almost £1.6 million.

Mark and Kathryn Smith had double the joy of knowing they had bought two winning tickets.

Husband Mark said: “I was thinking ‘happy days’, £70,000 a day. But then (host) Jeff (Brazier) pulled out another check and I was like, ‘Oh my God! ‘

“It’s a life-changing amount.

“That will make things a lot easier. I won’t be young anymore when I’m 57 next month, so now I have more choices when it comes to work.”

Kathryn happily agreed, saying she was happy to be healing her family after a difficult period.

“I really didn’t get to celebrate my 50th birthday because my dad wasn’t very well. I thought I’d take the whole family somewhere nice and then go on a trip with the girls. I deserve to be like this. So!” she speaks.

Down the street, best friends and grandmothers Kim Muir and Sharon Haque are all anxious to hit their six-figure win.

Sharon said: “When we thought it was worth over a thousand pounds, we were both meant to spend that money on our garden but now that I know how much it is, I can buy Kim’s from her”.

“I never thought I would be able to take my grandchildren on vacation and I feel so lucky that I can. I don’t know where yet but I can’t wait to pamper them all.”

Kim is a carer for her husband David, who has brain disease, and said the money will allow her to “create memories together”.

Stylist and wig maker Michele Bardsley has made the hair on the back of her neck and has planned several major home renovations.

“We’re going to have to invite the architects in. I’m going to buy a new kitchen with an extension and renovate the garage, so it fits my husband David’s classic car,” she said. speak.

Another happy jackpot winner was Michele Scanlon.

She said: “This is amazing. I can’t express in words how I feel. I can do so much with this for me and my family. I’m really overjoyed,” she said. .

“We can go to my daughter in Manhattan, go to the Caribbean for Christmas, and we can also see my husband’s sister in Florida. Now we can go anywhere.”

Over 1,051 Postcode Lottery players from the winning region – M24 1 – have won prizes ranging from £1,359 to £5,436.

Host Jeff Brazier was on hand to celebrate


Host Jeff Brazier was on hand to celebrateCredit: People’s Postal Code Lottery

Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing russellfalcon@ustimespost.com.

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