People living in Suffolk have won nearly £1.2million in this month's Premium Bonds prize draw. 

One lucky person won £100,000, six people won £50,000 and 316 people took home £1,000. 

The grand total of prize money won by 374 Suffolk residents was £1,191,000. 

It comes after two people scooped up the £100,000 prize in February

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Andrew Westhead, NS&I retail director, said: "The quickest way to check if you have won a prize is to use our Premium Bonds prize checker app, check online, or even ask Alexa from the second working day of each month onwards.

Unlike other investments, where investors earn interest or a regular dividend income, bonds are entered into a monthly prize draw where people can win between £25 and £1m.

Premium Bonds are available by investing at least £25.