Norfolk villagers scoop share of £240,000 postcode lottery prize

People's Postcode Lottery ambassador Jeff Brazier with a £60,000 cheque for one of the winners in Ga

People's Postcode Lottery ambassador Jeff Brazier with a £60,000 cheque for one of the winners in Garboldisham. Picture: People's Postcode Lottery - Credit: Archant

Seven residents in a Norfolk village have won £240,000 by playing the People’s Postcode Lottery.

The Garboldisham homeowners scooped a share of the prize pot after their postcode, IP22 2QN, was announced as winner in a draw promoted on behalf of cancer charity Clic Sargent.

Six players had one ticket, earning them £30,000 each, while a seventh doubled their prize to £60,000 having playing with two tickets.

“It hasn’t really sunk in yet,” said one winner of £30,000, who wished to remain anonymous.

“I’ll put some away to enjoy myself when I can. These days you never know what’s round the corner so, whilst you want to enjoy the day, it’s good to be prepared.


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“We’re going through rubbish times just now, so it’s nice to have this.”

Playing the People’s Postcode Lottery costs £10 per month, with 32pc of ticket money going to good causes such as Clic Sargent, which has received £9.7 million in funding over the years.

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