A couple from Teesside are celebrating after scooping more than £100,000 playing the National Lottery. Emma Coulson and her partner Robert Silcox bought the winning ticket during a holiday in Cumbria. They didn't realise they'd won until four days after the draw was made.
Emma, who's a hairdresser, and Robert, who's a self-employed builder, plan to spend some of the money improving their home.
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.
A winning EuroMillions lottery ticket remains unclaimed. The ticket was bought in Middlesbrough. The prize is £245,044.80 and it has to be claimed by October 6.
The winning EuroMillions numbers were 15, 35, 38, 44, 48 and the Lucky Stars were 5 and 10.
If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before the prize claim deadline, then the prize money, plus all the interest it has generated, will go to The National Lottery Good Causes.
Are you the winner? Call the National Lottery Line on 0845 910 0000.
Lieutenant Commander Alfie Simpson is from the sea cadets who are based at Derwentaugh in Scotswood in Newcastle.
The sea cadets are getting £50,000 from the Olympic Lottery funding.
Pam and Ian spoke to him earlier today.