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Awestruck In Amersham

31 July 2019 - HP7 9EX - Amersham - £30,000

There's no rest for our presenters Jeff, Matt, Danyl and Judie as they criss-cross the country, dishing out sensational £30,000 Street Prizes every day. Today, fabulous cheques for £30,000 landed on the doorsteps of four lucky winners from Amersham with postcode HP7 9EX.

A Wonderful Surprise

Lucky player Jean, who has been in and out of hospital for the past three years, described winning the cash as a fantastic morale boost. She said, "I've never seen this amount of money before - I'm ecstatic! I had a hip operation that went wrong a few years ago, then in April I had to have my foot completely rebuilt. I was beginning to think nothing could go right so this is a wonderful surprise. 

"My bathroom badly needs attention as my shower doesn't work and the toilet is almost giving up too. I would never have been able to afford a new bathroom otherwise, so this couldn't have come at a better time."

Jean would also love to treat her daughter Sarah with the windfall. She said, "Sarah has been incredible at taking care of me after I had my two big operations, so it would be nice to treat her for a change and pay for her, her husband and my granddaughter to go on holiday. She really does deserve it. Early next year, once I'm a bit better, I'd also love to go on a cruise, so that's something to look forward to. I feel like I'm on the road up now, rather than the road down."

Quite Marvellous

Neighbour Sean was also over the moon when he pulled his cheque from its golden envelope. He said, "I've been playing for just three months and I've paid in £30 so far. To get a cheque today for £30,000 is really quite marvellous."

Street Prize Presenter Danyl Johnson was in Amersham to meet the winners. He said, "A massive congratulations goes to Jean and Sean. It was a pleasure to meet them and hear how much of a difference this money will have on their lives. I'm sure there will be a few celebrations on Salisbury Close today!"

Thousands Of Deserving Projects

With People's Postcode Lottery, 32% of the ticket price goes to charities and good causes. Our players are raising funds for thousands of deserving projects across Britain and around the world. To date, players have raised more than £450 Million for community groups and charitable organisations.

Today's prize is part of a draw promoted by Depaul UK, which has received over £7.7 Million thanks to players. This money is helping the charity tackle the immediate and long-term effects of homelessness by increasing the number of volunteering programmes on offer.

Local charities win too. Earlier this year, Community Impact Bucks was awarded £10,000 to deliver a gardening and befriending project to reduce social isolation experienced by older people in the community.

Don't miss your chance to win. You never know when your postcode is going to get lucky. If you haven't signed up to play yet, it's quick and easy to join the fun. See How It Works or check out the amazing Prizes which our players can win. Winning postcodes are announced every single day and we have thousands of happy winners every week. You never know, with a little bit of luck, we could have a golden envelope for you!

Published: 31/07/2019

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