Beaming In Acton Burnell
Two neighbours are having a weekend to remember after each winning a whopping £30,000 with their postcode. The players netted their cash prizes after SY5 7PJ was announced as a winner of today's Street Prize.
A Really Special Year
Among our winners was Jackie, who was thrilled when People's Postcode Lottery Presenter Jeff Brazier knocked on her door to surprise her with a £30,000 cheque. She's hoping to jet off later this year to celebrate her wedding anniversary. Jackie said, "My husband and I have been married for 20 years. We've not been on holiday for over 10 years so we can finally treat ourselves.
"We would love to go to Montreux in Switzerland to see Freddie Mercury's statue. It's where he filmed one of his last albums, 'Made in Heaven'. The statue is right next to Lake Geneva, and it just looks beautiful round there."
The lottery win and her wedding anniversary aren't the only things Jackie is celebrating this year. She explained, "My stepdaughter is expecting our first grandchild on the very same day as our 20th wedding anniversary in August.
"I'm going to be a granny and celebrating our anniversary, it's a really special year."
Jackie's winnings will also help her daughter buy her first home. She said, "My daughter is desperate to get on the property ladder and she'll probably be asking the Bank of Mum and Dad for a little help as we've got a little bit more now."
A Dream Come True
Jackie's neighbour Robert also bagged a £30,000 cheque and has big plans for celebrating his wedding anniversary as well. The dad-of-three said, "Winning like this is just a dream come true. I grew up in a council house and my dad was a coalminer in the pits and I've worked hard and worked lots of long hours.
"And we've all got to have dreams because dreams make life so much better."
Robert and his wife Jennifer are going on a memorable train journey to celebrate 30 years of marriage. Robert said, "It's a trip of a lifetime to go along with this win of a lifetime.
"It was our 30th wedding anniversary last year and we've always wanted to go on a train that goes round the Scottish Highlands. It was cancelled last year but we've reorganised it for next month.
"We're going away with our friends who are also celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. I was the best man at their wedding, and he was our best man."
The couple also plan to help with their son's wedding. Robert said, "Our eldest son is getting married in June and this means we can help.
"With the wedding costs and the things that my other two children and Jennifer might want to spend, I might just have enough money left for a pint and a wee dram and that will keep me happy."
People's Postcode Lottery Presenter Jeff Brazier said, "A huge congratulations to our two winners on scooping Saturday's £30,000 prize.
"I'm excited to see where the next £30,000 prize lands! It's not long until our April Postcode Millions prize."
Today's prize is part of a draw promoted on behalf of Postcode Planet Trust (opens in a new tab). Supported by our players, this trust delivers grant funding to organisations that work to protect and promote our environment and wildlife. Benefiting charities include WWF-UK, Marine Conservation Society and The Wildlife Trusts.
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