Care Worker Wins £1Million Lotto Raffle

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

‘I love working Christmas Day, it’s a special time for people in the care home’ says selfless millionaire nurse

A CARE worker has pledged to still work a 12-hour shift on Christmas Day despite winning £1million on the Lotto.

Patricia Aldridge, 55, insisted “nothing will change” after she and her husband Robert were presented with their huge cheque for the jackpot today.

The care assistant at a Dementia and Alzheimer’s residential home in Slough, Berks, also promised to still work a 12-hour shift on Christmas Day despite her big win.

She said: “I really don’t mind working Christmas because I love it. It’s a special time for people in the care home.

“I’ve already committed to working Christmas Day and could not drop out now and make someone else have to change their Christmas plans”.

Instead, the Aldridges will celebrate over the weekend.

After a tragic Christmas last year, following the death of her brother on Christmas Eve, the couple feel their “luck has turned” and are looking forward to having something to celebrate this year.

“We lost both my parents just before Christmas a few years ago so its been hard to celebrate,” she said.

“Then last year we made an effort again, only to lose my brother to heart failure on Christmas Eve.

“It’s been so tough, but we hope that this win heralds a new season of joy in our family.

“I was really beginning to think we were cursed for Christmas.”

The couple had bought a lottery ticket every week for the last 23 years and now want to use the money to help out their family and friends.

“We’ll still be us, just safe in the knowledge that we can help out our children.

“My eldest son works and lived in London, but it got expensive so he’s actually moved in with his other half’s mum. They were looking to move out [and] the money will help them get their own place.

“This win does not bring our loved ones back, but it does mean we can help out our nearest and dearest and that is a gift that anyone would want”.

We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.

Grandad floored man suspected of knifing woman then wrapped him in clingfilm

UK gets its iconic blue passport back in stunning Brexit victory for The Sun

Man arrested for ‘stabbing Aldi worker to death’ is her mum’s ex-partner

Did you spot the bizarre error on William and Kate’s Christmas card?

Randy couple stun passengers by romping on top deck of bus

Louise Redknapp hires Strictly partner Kevin as personal choreographer

Bloke can’t stop orgasming after accidentally stimulating his G-spot

Ladbrokes ‘mocks’ darts host’s Parkinson’s then apologises with £10k donation

Horror scenes of drug zombies high on super-strength Annihilation in Manchester

Tot fatally hit when dad ‘had heart attack at the wheel’ named

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can change this and find out more by following this link

Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

Read source

lottery

Comments on this entry are closed.

Previous post:

Next post: