UK's oldest lottery winners dip £18m jackpot

A integrate from Bristol have turn a oldest winners of a UK lottery, after scooping an £18m jackpot.

Speaking during a hotel in Gloucestershire on Tuesday as they announced their good fortune, Dennis Banfield, 87, became romantic as he attempted to report what a win meant to him. He combined that he and his wife, Shirley, 83, will share their loot with their daughters.

Banfield, who was in sanatorium over Christmas following an operation for a leg infection, pronounced his daughters, Tina and Karen, would get some-more advantage from a money, though if he could assistance anyone else he would.

Shirley Banfield bought a family sheet during their internal newsagent in Bristol, opting for one line of Lucky Dip numbers for a Lotto on Saturday night. Her father pronounced they found out they had won a following morning when she review out a numbers, commenting: “Who’d have those numbers?” He was means to contend “I do”.

Speaking about what they competence buy with a windfall, of £18,139,352, Shirley Banfield, who worked as a internal supervision officer and as a emporium partner before her retirement, pronounced they competence reinstate their three-door Nissan Micra with something a small roomier though “not a Ferrari or a Maserati”.

She combined that they competence barter their three-bedroom residence of 57 years for a bungalow though it would still have to have space for a seminar for her husband, a penetrating pledge carpenter.

The asset will be separate 3 ways, with any sister holding a third and a relatives pity theirs.

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