A £3MILLION lottery jackpot prize has been claimed in Tendring.

The £3,017,471 prize had gone unclaimed since February 2.

The lucky winner has not been named.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “We’re delighted that the winner of this amazing prize has now come forward and we hope that they will enjoy their win.

"It would have been awful if the ticket-holder had missed out on this substantial and life-changing amount of money."