Grangemouth neighbours celebrate lottery win

The lucky People's Postcode Lottery winners in Grangemouth celebrate with family and friends
The lucky People's Postcode Lottery winners in Grangemouth celebrate with family and friends
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Portonians are celebrating tonight after sharing in a £2 million People’s Postcode Lottery prize pot.

Seven lucky players in Oswald Avenue discovered they had won £111,111 with postcode FK3 9AY, while another player, who plays with two tickets, scooped £222,222.

A total of 192 winners living in the postcode sector of FK3 9 shared the prize pot of £2 million with prizes ranging from £613 to £222,222 in August Postcode Millions.

Eileen Tonner plays with two tickets and walked away with the biggest prize of £222,222.

“It’s not quite real,” she said when People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador, Judie McCourt showed up on her doorstep with the large cheque.

Eileen was joined by her husband Michael, son Paul and young granddaughter, Amy and was delighted that she was not the only winner on the street. “Everyone who lives here is so lovely, we’ll be having a postcode street party tonight.”

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador, Judie McCourt was the lucky lady handing out the cheques to the delighted winners from Grangemouth. “It was such an amazing atmosphere today in Grangemouth. All the winners knew each other and the whole street celebrated together. I hope all of the lucky winners enjoy spending their money.”

It’s not just players who win by playing People’s Postcode Lottery - as a charity lottery over £79.2 million has been awarded to charities and good causes.