A group of five 'dinner ladies' from Balfour Primary School in Brighton have won more than £2m on a lottery syndicate ticket.
A man from Brighton is celebrating after his EuroMillions ticket made him one of 100 UK millionaires created on the Olympics opening night.
A single mother who won £1.6m on the lottery has revealed she was suffering from sleepless nights worrying about money.
The University of Brighton volleyball team and a Lotto winner from Lewes played a unique game on the beach today, with a huge, inflatable Lotto ball.
It was to celebrate the new, bigger and better Lotto, which goes on sale today.
The team were introduced to the sport through the lottery funded Parklife Project and played with ball number 7, the nations and regions favourite lucky number.
Canterbury Cathedral has dismissed claims that it might have to close to the public after losing out on £10m of lottery cash. The trustees want to repair parts of the cathedral and improve visitor facilities. They admit it's a setback but say they'll re-submit an application.
A shop assistant from Kent has been found guilty of fraud after trying to con a Lottery syndicate out of its £79,000 winning ticket. He could face jail.
Imran Pervais paid out just £10 to the Chatham-based syndicate even though they had matched five balls plus a bonus number.
The winning ticket was later found screwed up under the counter of the convenience store in Gravesend where he was working. Tom Savvides sends this report from Maidstone Crown Court.
A Hampshire man is counting his blessings this evening after winning £1.3m on the national lottery. Reports say the mystery man, who has been named only as Mr N as he wants to remain anonymous, struck gold after playing the game online.
Mr N matched all six numbers in the draw on Saturday January 26, pocketing the life-changing top prize of £1,314,707. He split the £3.9m jackpot with two other lucky winners from across the UK, one of whom was from Somerset, after matching the numbers 2, 6, 21, 29, 34 and 47.
They are the toast of their school tonight - four dinner ladies and a male colleague come up with their own winning recipe and scooped more than £2 million on the lottery. It works out at nearly £430,000 pounds each.
Today they've been celebrating at a glitzy champagne reception - a far cry from their customary day job. But what does the future hold for the jackpot winners. John Ryall has been finding out.
Winning the lottery is something we have all fantasized about at some point, but for one family who pretended they had scooped the jackpot for a bit of fun on Christmas Day it seems dreams can come true.
Brothers Will and Aaron Smith from Dorset decided to dress up in tuxedos and drink champagne as if they had a lottery lifestyle. Now, thanks to the Euromillions one of them has! Martin Dowse reports.
Six areas in the south are being awarded at least £1 million by the Big Lottery Fund to "help improve the community".
Devonshire West in Eastbourne, Sompting in Adur, Whitley in Reading, Dover and Newington in Kent and Wecock Farm in Havant have been named as "forgotten pockets of the country" set to be awarded grants through The Big Local Programme.
The programme is the Lottery’s largest community-led regeneration project with residents to decide how the money should be spent over the next decade.
The communities have been targeted as having been overlooked for funding and investment in the past.