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Warrington Town begin FA cup bid

Warrington Town FC are facing one of the biggest games in the club's 65 year history. They're in the first round proper of the FA Cup with a home draw against League Two Exeter City. A sell out crowd is expected at the match and manager Shaun Reid, brother of Everton legend Peter, says its one of the best moments in his football career.

Warrington Postcode Lottery jackpot

A father and daughter living in the same house in Warrington each won £200,000 in the People's Postcode Lottery.

Keith Cunliffe, 48, and daughter Charlotte, 20, were shocked when their postcode, WA1 3TS, was revealed as the full winning postcode in the October Postcode Millions competition.

My heart dropped when I saw that it was our postcode that was drawn as the big winner. I want to buy a house and this money means that it is possible. I'm 21 next week and it's the best birthday present ever.

– Charlotte, a customer adviser for BetFred

Some 166 residents shared a prize pot of £2 million which was distributed at a cheque presentation at The Park Royal Hotel, Warrington. Half of that - five prizes of £200,000 - goes to players in the full winning postcode, Princess Avenue, and the other £1 million is divided among other players in the winning sector, central Warrington.

People's Postcode Lottery is a charity lottery where players play with their postcodes to win prizes while raising money for charities and good causes across Great Britain and internationally.

Fifteen years of payouts for Lotto winner

Celebration time as Simon cracks open the Champagne. Credit: ITV News

A stockhandler from Warrington was cracking open the Champagne today - after winning a £250,000 payout every year, for the next 15 years.

Rugby fan Simon Rustage, 47, won the prize on a scratch card and plans to buy a new car and a season ticket for his beloved Warrington Wolves.

Simon raises a glass in celebration. Credit: ITV News


Tributes paid to Greg Mackey

Tributes are being paid to former Warrington Wolves skipper Greg Mackey.

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