Pensioner wins this week's Daily Echo Find the Ball

Daily Echo: Ray Lendon celebrating his latest win. Ray Lendon celebrating his latest win.

RETIRED market worker Ray Lendon is looking forward to packing his bags after winning this week’s Find the Ball nearest miss prize.

The 79-year-old was delighted to receive the call that he had scooped £2,100 on the popular competition.

Mr Lendon said he would put the money towards paying for a cruise for himself and his wife Patricia.

The grandfather-of-seven from Southampton, who used to work in the city’s fruit market, said: “What a great piece of news that is to get. My wife won’t believe it.”

It wasn’t the first time he has won a cash prize after scooping more than £1,000 seven years ago.

Don’t miss your copy of tomorrow’s Daily Echo, as the jackpot stands at £29,000.

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