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Teenage mum celebrates Christmas lottery win

A teenage mother from Golborne, near Wigan, is celebrating an extra special Christmas after winning £100,000 on a National Lottery scratch card.

Rebecca Tierney, 19 Credit: PA / Camelot

Rebecca Tierney, 19, who has a three-month-old baby boy, Cole, and lives at home with her mother, says she is looking forward to treating her family, learning to drive and buying her dream car.

She said: "I have never been able to afford driving lessons so I am definitely going to start to learn to drive and I absolutely love the Mini, so hopefully I will be able to buy my dream car too."

Miss Tierney added: "I rarely buy scratchcards but I had bought a can of Coke and saw the scratchcards and thought, 'it is coming up to Christmas, I could be lucky'. I just spent £1.

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