The winners of a Herald Series competition were "surprised" and "delighted" with their prizes just in time for Christmas.

The competition winners from across Oxfordshire won a range of prizes including iPads, Nintendo Switches and gift vouchers.

Jean Woodham from Abingdon was very pleased to win a £100 M&S voucher.

She said: "I was delighted, I get the paper regularly but I did not expect to win anything. I don't normaly win anything."

Mrs Woodham added that as she is staying away from crowds this Christmas she will be waiting until the new year to go shopping.

Herald Series: Brenda ChessurnBrenda Chessurn

Brenda Chessurn from Grove was "thrilled" to win a voucher of £100 for Argos.

She said: " I was very surprised, very thrilled."

She added: "I only had a 2nd class stamp when I posted it, so the Royal Mail also did quite well."

Mrs Chessurn wants to spend the money in the new year sales and hopes to get her hands on a new vacuum cleaner.

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Herald Series: Ros AltermanRos Alterman

Ros Alterman from Wantage also won a £100 Argos voucher just in time to cheer up her Christmas.

She said: "I was very surprised, when the call came it was completely out of the blue. It was just in time for Christmas."

Herald Series: John ClarkJohn Clark

John Clark from Steventon said his prize of a Nintendo switch was "totally out of the blue."

The Grandfather of two said his 11 and 13-year-old grandchildren will be getting a "very unexpected Christmas present".

Herald Series: Sharon FewSharon Few

Sharon Few from Didcot was very pleased with her £100 M&S voucher and said it must have been her lucky week.

She said: "It was a complete surprise winning the vouchers. I don't normally do competitions, I just thought as a one off I would do it this time."

She added: "I haven't spent the vouchers yet, but I will treat myself after Christmas."

Herald Series: Beverlie BleeBeverlie Blee

Beverlie Blee from Abingdon said she was "astonished" to win a prize.

Mrs Blee won a £150 Halfords voucher which she said will be very useful when she needs to replace her car tyres.

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