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A mother and son from Teesside have started the new year with a £7.5 million lottery win.
While her son is planning a new house and sports car,Doreen Hay has much more moderate plans.
Katie Oakes reports.
Doreen Hay, who has scooped £7.5m on the lottery has said she will treat her three grandchildren, seven brothers and sisters, and ex-husband, John.
A 70-year-old woman was checking the papers on January 12 when she realised she won the lottery. Doreen Hay immediately called her son, 38-year-old engineer, John Hay.
After phoning the National Lottery, John called his partner Susan, 39, a customer services representative. The couple plan to buy a dream home. His mother intends to move from her upstairs flat into a bungalow, treat her three grandchildren, seven brothers and sisters, and ex-husband, John.
A mother and son from Middlesbrough who scooped £7.5m on the lottery plan to spent their money on a dream house and a new car. They also want to go to Disneyland in Florida because they haven't had a family holiday for seven years.
A mother and son from Teesside have scooped a multi-million pound jackpot after matching all six lottery numbers. John Hay, 38, from Billingham and his mother Doreen, 70, from Thornaby won £7.5m on an extra Lucky Dip ticket.
A mother and son from Middlesbrough have won more than £7.5m on the National Lottery. They matched all six numbers in the Saturday night draw. Operator Camelot said the winning ticket was worth £7,505,717.
Today, they will speak to the press at a hotel in Darlington.