The latest from the Lottery

Read about the brilliant local causes that couldn’t have been helped without your support, details on our fantastic winning members, and the latest goings on at the Lottery, and when we’re out and about.

April 3, 2020

Covid-19 Update

On behalf of our volunteer committee, may I firstly thank you for your continued support of Penrith Lottery.  In these unprecedented times, we trust you are well, staying safe, and, unless you are doing an essential job, staying at home to try to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (Corvid19).  We are heartened to see… Read more »

April 2, 2020

Grant Recognition Guidelines

As a condition of grant funding, organisations awarded grants by Penrith Lottery are required to publicly acknowledge the support we have given.  This helps us to recruit more members and continue the work of Penrith Lottery, funding local projects within a five-mile radius of the town. When reviewing your project completion form, we will look… Read more »

November 25, 2019

Penrith Lottery Grants Reach Centenary Milestone

Penrith Lottery have announced that they have allocated their one hundredth grant payment since their inception nine years ago. The grant has been awarded to Coram Life Education Trust who will take their mobile classrooms to five local primary schools to deliver a day full of workshops and sessions to teach life skills that are… Read more »

November 1, 2019

Decorator Celebrates Penrith Lottery Jackpot Win

Chris Sisson, of Sissons Decorators, hit the jackpot when his four numbers came up in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draw on to win £3,300. Chris, who has been a member of the lottery since its inception in 2010, was on holiday in Corfu when the lottery tracked him down to tell him the good news.  Laughing… Read more »

January 15, 2019

Penrith Lottery Member Celebrates £5k New Year Jackpot Win

A long-standing lottery member from Culgaith won £5,000 when the Pride in Penrith Lottery jackpot reached it’s maximum on Wednesday 2nd January. David Witney couldn’t believe his luck when the lottery’s Marketing Manager, Georgina Stephenson, called him to tell him the good news.  He said “I can’t believe it – this sort of thing doesn’t… Read more »

August 31, 2018

Staff Consortium Share £2k Win

This summer, to celebrate the success of the lottery in the eight years since its conception, we said a huge thank you to our members with a super draw of £2,000!  All of our members were entered into the draw on Thursday 16th August.  Our trustees gathered round the computer to witness the draw. After… Read more »

June 26, 2018

Penrith Lottery £2k Super Draw Celebrates Grant Success

The Pride in Penrith Lottery is marking summer 2018 with a super draw of a guaranteed £2,000. All paid up members (existing and new) registered with the Lottery on Thursday 16th August will be entered on the special draw held that evening . Since the local lottery was founded in 2010, it has granted funding… Read more »

June 22, 2018

New Initiatives for Organisations

This summer, we’re launching two new initiatives to benefit local organisations – one to provide a Grant Funding Officer and another to pay organisations a £25 ‘Finders’ Fee’ for each new member they recruit. The Grant Funding Officer will be able to help local organisations apply for money from other funding organisations which has the… Read more »

May 8, 2018

Penrith Lottery and Penrith Building Society – working together

Penrith Building Society has partnered with Pride in Penrith Lottery to offer a special Affinity Account that allows savers to donate money to the lottery, all without it costing them a penny! The building society makes an annual donation to the lottery based on the balances held in all its Pride in Penrith Lottery Affinity… Read more »

November 30, 2017

Recent Grant Recipients – how we helped

Recent Grant Recipients – how you helped In early November we attended the official opening of a fabulous new play area in Carleton Park. We were delighted to contribute just over £1,225 to Carleton Park Development Group, to help them to increase the range of play equipment for all ages from toddlers to teens, and… Read more »