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£3m lottery winner admits she is bored

A woman who won £3 million on the National Lottery has admitted she is so bored since landing her jackpot win she is ready to return to work.

Geraldine Hilling, 44, and her husband Charlie won the money in the Lotto draw in 2005.

The former IT manager, of Cumbernauld, was speaking at a charity event as they helped deliver Christmas presents to children at the Glasgow Riding for the Dis-­abled Association in Maryhill.

Mrs Hilling said: "It's great to come along to things like this and it has kept me busy over the last week or so.

"I have to say I miss my job. I was an IT manager with Glasgow City Council. I don't know if I would go back to the same thing but am thinking about retraining to go back to something else.

"I am still quite young and I think I retired 20 years too early. I am not complaining but you do get a bit bored sometimes."

Geraldine was joined at the event by other Lotto winners, including Brian and Ann Sharp, from Musselburgh, who won £2m in 2010.

The winners from across Scotland gave their time to support the centre, which backs 400 children and adults who benefit from regular equine therapy there.

Mr Sharp said: "I have donated money to the Hearts Foundation and help them out in any way I can. My perfect Christmas present would be for Hearts to come out of administration."

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