One of Britain’s biggest ever Lottery winners has bought a new home for the inspirational mother of a severely disabled boy.
Gillian Bayford, who won £148million in 2012, has said that she will pay for any adaptations needed on the house in Carnoustie, Angus.
She said she was moved by Jenny McMillan’s fundraising efforts for son Blake, four, who suffers a rare and devastating neurological disorder called MECP2 Duplication Syndrome.
He is unable to roll, walk, talk or sit and needs round-the-clock care. His seizures are becoming increasingly severe and frequent.
Mrs Bayford bought the house because it is open plan and more adaptable for Blake’s needs.
It is just a short walk from Carnoustie beach and Jenny believes the move will give the whole family a new lease of life.