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"It was the thought of getting up and scraping the car in the mornings": Lottery winner finally quits doughnut job

Jean Swatman has finally retired. Photo: ITV News Anglia

Jean Swatman is the jammy doughnut maker who won the lottery.

She's enjoying being a lady of leisure, and her sixth grandchild was born two days ago.

Jean now uses Facebook to communicate with her family and friends. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Jean won £2 million pounds in June last year. She vowed then she wouldn't stop making fresh doughnuts for Morrisons in Lowestoft.

Jean won the lottery last year. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Now she's had a change of heart.

"I think it was the thought of the snow and ice and getting up and scraping at half past five in the morning.

I did love my job. But my son and my daughter kept going on at me and saying there's no need for you to keep getting up and doing that every morning - just leave!"

– Jean Swatman, Lottery Winner

But what has Jean done with her money? Well, she's traded in her 12-year-old motor for a new one and paid off her mortgage.

But she won't move from her modest three bedroom terraced home - she likes the neighbours too much!

Jean spends time helping to decorate her children's homes these days. Credit: ITV News Anglia

She has made sure her children and grandchildren are well looked after though, and these days she likes to help them do up their homes.

"It hasn't changed her.

It didn't change her at the beginning and it hasn't changed her now. She's just down to earth.

It won't ever change her. She still shops at B & M and The Pound Shop!"

– Kerry Utting, Jean's daughter

Jean could have bought over twenty million doughnuts with her winnings.

But as a doughnut maker she surely must be sick of them.

Jean still loves doughnuts. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Not a bit of it, they're still her favourite treat!

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray