A great-grandad from Perth says that his life has brightened up after winning £30,000 and it's all thanks to his postcode. 82-year-old Bob collected the cash when PH2 7BU was announced as a Sunday Street Prize winner.
Bob, who has been widowed for 12 years, discovered how much he had won on a video call with People's Postcode Lottery Street Prize Presenter Judie McCourt.
Minding His P's And Q's
On seeing his cheque, Bob said, "Heaven's Sake! I've not to swear, my daughter Rhonda told me not to swear. It's absolutely delightful. It's unbelievable! I never thought the lottery would call me ever, it never entered my scheme of thought at all. This is quite the experience!"
Bob has three kids, two grandchildren and became a great-grandfather just before Christmas. He plans to share his good fortune among his family, as well as indulging his own passion for building model ships.
Brighter Days Are Coming
Bob said, "I'm a marine engineer to trade and have been retired for coming up 23 years. I build model galleons and stuff, so now I can get a really expensive kit. You've made an old man very happy. Life has brightened up considerably, I can tell you that."
Asked how he would celebrate, Bob answered, "I think I shall order a nice big Indian meal from Manzil's! I'll probably wake up at three in the morning saying, 'what the hell has gone on here, what's happened?' I've seen the advert on TV and there's a lady just about fainting so I know exactly how she feels now!"
People's Postcode Lottery Presenter Judie McCourt said, "I hope he enjoys his celebratory takeaway and enjoys treating himself and the family!"
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