A COUPLE from Corringham were celebrating after Mayor of Thurrock Cllr Charlie Curtis pulled their number and won them a new car in Thurrock Community Chest’s annual draw.
Cllr Curtis drew the winning ticket at Lakeside Shopping Centre in front of a large crowd, with the winner of the first prize to receive a new Vauxhall Corsa supplied by Tony Levoi of Lakeside.
The winning ticket belongs to Roy Bragg, 77, of Gardner Avenue, Corringham.
Cllr Curtis rang Mr Bragg to tell him the good news and also paid tribute to the work of the Community Chest in a speech of thanks to a packed atrium at the centre.
The winning ticket number was 40002. The other winning numbers were 01298 (£1,000 in Lakeside vouchers); 42919 (year’s membership of Langdon Hills Golf Club); 44432 (year’s membership Club Kingswood) and 01218 (3250).