Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Postcode Lottery Win Music to Her Ears

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Postcode Lottery Win Music to Her Ears

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CELINE Dion super fan Dawn Lowes is hoping to see her idol in concert after landing PS25,000 in the People's Postcode Lottery.

Mrs Lowes, of Hawthorn Road, Ashington, Northumberland, is celebrating after her postcode NE63 0QU was drawn in the Saturday Street Prize.

She had a surprise visit from People's Postcode Lottery Ambassador Judie McCourt, who broke the news to the lucky winner.

Mrs Lowes said: "It was an absolutely amazing feeling. When I realised I'd won I thought it was maybe going to be one or two thousand, but when that cheque came out for PS25,000 I was just over the moon.

"I have two sons who both are engaged so I think quite a bit of this will be going towards the wedding pot.

"If there's a bit left over, I'm going to Las Vegas next year so the win means I'll be able to make my dream come true to see Celine Dion live in concert."

Mrs McCourt said: "It was so lovely to get back to the north east and meet Dawn.

"I'm absolutely thrilled for her and obviously terribly jealous that she's going to see Celine. …

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