Plumbers' merchant staff scoop jackpot

Published:  14 December, 2010

GALASHIELS: Staff at Graham are celebrating after their lotto syndicate won almost £1m.

Three of the eights winners have left the firm but decided to remain in the syndicate. But one worker from the firm opted out of the syndicate and will lose out on a share of the £927,429 prize.

Mike Ormiston, who runs the syndicate and the branch, said: "We're all over the moon. We're just waiting for a lady from Camelot to come and verify the ticket so we're trying not to get too excited until that's been done.

"It's a lot of money and it's not sunk in yet... There's only one employee who's not in it. It's a shame, but there's not much we can do about it," he said.

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