Meet Lancashire's lottery millionaires since 1994

The National Lottery today celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first draw.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 5:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 5:58 pm
Debbie Mather, from Chorley, scooped 5.1m in May 2005

Since the first lotto numbers dropped on November 19, 1994 scores of people across Lancashire have hit the jackpot. Here are some of the lucky winners celebrating their golden moment.

Karl Crompton, from Blackpool, was working as a salesman in Comet when he landed 10,903,198 in May 1996
Cabbies Joe Kenyon, Chris Brenneis and Steve Humber, from Chorley, shared 1,859,900 in August 2002

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Mike and Sarah Stone, from Leyland, won 4,316,624 in March 2004
John Lambert, from Leyland, scooped 1,426,747 in July 1996 while working at Broughton Printers
Milkman Colin Bradley, of Preesall, with wife Pauline after scooping 1.4m on the lottery in 2005
David Russell (centre), a baker at Chorleys Tesco store, picked up a 4,128,013 fortune in February 2002
Ian and Sheila Sharp, of Westgate in Morecambe, won 2,176,972 in October 1997
A syndicate from T Walne chemists in the Larches estate, Preston, won 2,234,759 in August 1995
Denise Scarr and husband Robert celebrate winning 6,311,254 in April 2015
Preston Bus driver Kevin Halstead with partner Josephine Jones, after winning 2,302,668 in March 2010
Members of staff from A.S.K. Rewinds Ltd in Accrington celebrate winning 3,938,641 in March 2009
Geoffrey and Hilary Bennette, from Blackburn, celebrate after winning a 3.5m share in June 2011
Burnley FC fan Anthony Young celebrates his 2.38 million lottery win at Turf Moor in April 2011