£38m Lotto winners tell of joy

A syndicate of bus drivers who won a staggering £38 million EuroMillions jackpot have told of their joy at winning £3.1 million each.

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Corby bus drivers celebrate

Each of the 12 bus drivers won £3.1 million Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The twelve bus drivers from Corby who won £38 million in the Euromillions are the fifth jackpot winners to come from the UK in 2012.

They started their syndicate three years ago and won a grand total of £212 in 2011.

They plan to spend their money on everything from houses and dream cars to holidays of a lifetime. Each winner has said they want to look after their family, including some who plan to fund further education and pay off debts.

You can follow their celebrations in more detail with ITV Anglia.

Bus drivers win £3.1 million each

The syndicate of bus drivers who won £38 million in the EuroMillions celebrate with champagne. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A syndicate of bus drivers who won a "life-changing" £38 million have spoken of their joy at receiving £3.1 million each.

Syndicate leader Chris Smith revealed they had been facing cuts to their working hours. He said:

"Times have been very tough for everyone, we were facing up to shifts being cut, which can really hit you in the pocket."

"This win means so much and is life-changing for everybody, people can live their dreams and help out their families."

Euro-millionaire: 'Perfect retirement present'

The Corby bus drivers and their £38 million lotto cheque. Credit: Twitter: GreggEastalITV

12 bus drivers have won the £38 million EuroMillions jackpot. They received their cheque today. Charles Gillion, pictured above, is one of the lucky men.

His wife Penelope described how a fellow syndicate member called to their home with the good news at 2am on Saturday morning. She said:

"All I know is that it's the perfect retirement present. They all deserve it and all work long shifts."

Euro-millionaire bus drivers go public

A syndicate of 12 Stagecoach drivers from Corby, Northamptonshire won £38 million. Credit: PA Wire

A syndicate of bus drivers who won a staggering £38 million jackpot will officially go public today.

12 bus drivers from Corby, Northamptonshire won a grand total of £38,034, 639.70.

One of the winners Ally Spencer told The Sun he would never be stepping on a bus again.

Employers Stagecoach said they had only received one letter of resignation so far.


Lottery winning bus drivers to be unveiled

The syndicate scooped the Euromillions jackpot last Friday.

Charles Gillion, who is 64, is one of the 12 winning bus drivers winners from Corby in Northamptonshire.

His wife Penelope, who is a retired cleaner, said the couple had been married for 45 years and that the money would be spent on their family of three children, 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

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