£10,000 win for syndicate from Peterborough!

We love a syndicate here at The Health Lottery – and we love to meet a winning team! The News UK finance team syndicate scooped a fantastic £10,000 after matching four balls, plus the bonus ball, in one of our July draws.  

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Formed of eight players, the Peterborough-based team have been playing The Health Lottery for three years now – and were delighted to bag their first big win!  

Syndicate leader Gary Smithdale said: “I answered the call, the news came as a great surprise – I couldn’t wait to tell everyone! Some of us have worked together for over 22 years, so it’s been a great moment to share.”

Their big win even inspired a new team name. “What about Sunshine 8?” mused team member Margaret Lenton. 

“The sun’s shining on this lucky day, and there’s eight of us!”

And of course, an eight-strong team means they all have different ideas on how to spend their share of the winnings. 

The Health Lottery team chatted to the syndicate members and heard lots of great plans: home improvements; spoiling the grandchildren; trips to Rome and Barbados! 

What a lovely bunch.

The current society benefitting from funds raised is EWA Health CIC T/A HL Wales

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