Here are the stories of South Yorkshire's biggest ever lottery winners

While winning the lottery is a mere pipe dream for many, several people from South Yorkshire have won big over the years.

As a Sheffield woman, known only as Mrs H, celebrates her £500,000 lottery win by splashing out on a trip with friends, we take a look back over the big prizes won by people from South Yorkshire over the years.

As the slogan goes, ‘you’ve got to be in it, to win it’ – and South Yorkshire has certainly been in the running for some of the biggest-ever lottery prizes.

Sheffield has previously been named as number five on the list of the UK cities which have seen the most lottery winners.