Dental hygienist wins the St Francis Hospice Lottery

Nora Simmonds is the latest winner of the St Francis Hospice Lottery

Nora Simmonds is the latest winner of the St Francis Hospice Lottery - Credit: Archant

A dental hygienist had something to really smile about when she won the first prize in the weekly St Francis Hospice Lottery.

Nora Simmonds, 51 had only been playing for a few months when her number was drawn recently.

She said: “I responded to a letter that I had been sent as a previous supporter of the hospice. We regularly donate goods to the St Francis Hospice shop in Barkingside High Street.

I don’t have time to give the hospice as I work in Harley Street throughout the week and sometimes also at a local clinic on Saturdays, but I can give a bit of money to a really good local cause”.

Nora from Barkingside, says that she plans to spend her winnings on a few treats.


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She said: “My son plays in a jazz, swing and blues band called The Squintet and it would be great to video and photograph some of his performances with a decent camera”.

You can sign up to the lottery at www.sfh.org.uk or call 01708 771433 to buy tickets, or visit any Saint Francis Hospice shop to buy a lottery gift voucher as a present.

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