Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-08-12

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7 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020 News Postcode prize is no joke COUPLE PLAN GREECE TRIP AS Jim and Sue Chuter, from Aldershot, won £30k with the People’s Postcode Lottery along with five of their neighbours NEIGHBOURS WIN £30K EACH POSTCODE LOTTERY By RHEIA SMITH said: “I didn’t and couldn’t believe him – he’s notorious for his jokes. “It was only when I got home and saw the cheque for myself that I could finally believe it.” The couple, who recently celebrated their 34th wedding anniversar­y, will mark their 60th birthdays next year with an island getaway. Mr Chuter said: “We haven’t had a holiday in a few years and we love the Greek islands, that’s where I want to go, and the money will help make it even more special. “We’ll also treat our daughters and grandchild­ren. We’ve only told our children so far, and they couldn’t quite believe the good news either. Lots to celebrate.” Mr Brazier said: “Congratula­tions to Jim and all our other lucky Aldershot winners. What a fantastic added surprise for Jim and Sue’s wedding rheia.smith@reachplc.com @RheiaSmith_ SIX lucky neighbours in Aldershot had a very happy end to July – when they each won £30,000. Residents with the postcode GU12 4UQ won big with the People’s Postcode Lottery on July 30 during its super summer extravagan­za of street prizes. Street prize presenter Jeff Brazier caught up with one of the winners, Jim Chuter, over a video call. Mr Chuter, 59, an engineerin­g lecturer, said: “I got the post and saw a big gold envelope, I couldn’t believe it. I ran upstairs and asked my daughter if it was real. It’s such a strange feeling to win something like this.” His wife Sue, 59, was also in disbelief. The GP surgery administra­tor Players are not the only ones who benefit from the People’s Postcode Lottery, as 32% of the ticket price goes to charities and good causes. received more than £8.1million in player funding to help keep children across the world safe when war or disaster strikes. anniversar­y, I’m sure they’ll have a fantastic trip abroad next year.” The prize is part of a draw promoted by Unicef UK, which has 2for 1 A GLOBAL LEADER IN HEARING CARE 1950 – 2020 Skip the waiting times on selected hearing aids* Book your FREE appointmen­t FREEPHONE 0800 912 7831 Quote RE100820 £20 M&S GIFT CARD WHEN YOU TAKE OUR 7 DAY FREE TRIAL M&S £20 GIFT CARD *Offer valid until 31/08/2020. The quote reference must be stated at time of booking to qualify for the M&S gift card. The gift card will be sent up to 28 days following the successful completion of a trial. ✁ Fast track your hearing care Call or complete your details below and we’ll give you a call to book your FREE appointmen­t. Mr Mrs First Name: Surname: Address: Miss (Please tick) Other: Address your envelope to and post TODAY FREEPOST AMPLIFON No further address details or stamp required. Postcode: Telephone: Mobile: Email: Rated ‘Excellent’ by our customers PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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