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Oadby resident scoops £250 winning ticket

21 October 2020

Oadby resident Brian Arnold scooped £250 win on Saturday 3rd October while supporting Great Glen Community Library. We caught up with Brian and asked him why he played the Harborough Lotto.

I chose to donate to the Great Glen Community Library for a number of reasons. Firstly, because it was a local service which is used by many adults and children. It is run entirely by volunteers. I have always had an interest in local voluntary organisations especially where young people are involved. For over 20 years I was the Honorary Treasurer of the Leicestershire Scout Association, which caters for both boys and girls. It gave me an opportunity to pay something back to the movement which had benefitted me and my wife and children.

Although I live in Oadby, I support the Great Glen Community Library because I believe it is necessary to keep our local libraries running. My son, Martin, lives in Great Glen and he helps in the library on some Saturday mornings. I feel that there are many worth-while organisations in Leicestershire like the local library and would encourage everybody to contribute both financially and/or by volunteering their services.

I am a pessimist by nature, and winning the lottery was a big surprise. I am sure that my family will help me to spend it wisely.


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Our causes are on track to raise £37,970.40 this year

36.01% Complete

1,217 tickets of our 3,380 ticket goal