Essex mother's shock at £1.6m lottery win

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An Essex single mother's money worries are over with a £1.6m win on the National Lottery.

Julie Styles, 46, from Stanford-Le-Hope, recently suffered a week of sleepless nights wondering how she was going to pay her bills. Now she is sleepless with the shock.

She said: "I was in absolute shock. Like many people, money is really tight and I had just increased my hours at work to try to make ends meet."

Ms Styles will buy her dream car, an Audi TT, and is hoping to enjoy a holiday in the Caribbean, but the family will still enjoy a break at Butlins they had earlier booked.

She also plans to provide for her children Conor, 18, and Kelsie, 16.

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