Stranraer ladies in the money

Liz Armstrong receives her cheque for �10,000 from Judie McCourt of the People's Postcode Lottery

Liz Armstrong receives her cheque for �10,000 from Judie McCourt of the People's Postcode Lottery

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TWO Stranraer ladies were celebrating last week upon hearing the had won £30,000 between them with the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Kay Milroy and Liz Armstrong hit the jackpot when their postcode, DG9 0NS, was drawn as the weekly Street Prize winner this week with the charity lottery.

Kay Milroy is told she has won �20,000 by Judie McCourt

Kay Milroy is told she has won �20,000 by Judie McCourt

Playing with two tickets, restaurant supervisor Kay scooped a fantastic £20,000 and was absolutely gobsmacked when People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador, Judie McCourt, dropped by with her winning cheque.

“I am so shocked and I can’t believe we have won so much,” said Kay, 36.

“My husband and I have been married for five years, but we never managed to get a honeymoon – that will be first thing on the list.”

After surprising Kay, Judie and the People’s Postcode Lottery team headed on to Liz Armstrong’s house. Liz and her husband, Albert, snapped up £10,000 for their winning ticket and were over the moon to find out from Judie that she had won so much.

“I feel like I’m in a trance,” said Liz 63. “When Judie pulled out the cheque for £10,000, I just wanted to collapse, I was shaking so much.”

And the couple already has plans on how to spend their winnings.

“We’ll hopefully pay for our daughter and granddaughter to come over from Gibraltar. They haven’t managed to make it over this year yet, so it will be a lovely treat for them.”

To be in with a chance to win cash prizes while supporting great local charities, register your postcode today at www.postcodelottery.com, or call 0808 10-9-8-7-6-5.