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.

October 31, 2017

Update from the Pride in Penrith Lottery AGM

Update from our AGM At our AGM in October, Rob Udale, who has been in the post of Chair for over four years stepped down, but will remain on the board as Treasurer.  Rob handed over the reins to Peter Ward who thanked Rob – as a founding board member – for several years of… Read more »

October 24, 2017

October Jackpot Winner

Jackpot Winner! For our draw on Wednesday 4th October 2017 we had a jackpot winner who was delighted to win £1,700, a cheque for which was presented by board member Richard Utting.  The lucky winner has been a member since 2015 and this was their first win – it proved to be a lucky week… Read more »

August 22, 2017

It’s a double celebration for the lottery!

A Penrith shop owner’s generous support for the community has been rewarded with a windfall. David Hudson, of Dave Hudson Electrical in Great Dockray, scooped the £5,000 jackpot with the Pride in Penrith Lottery this month. David was among the first people to join the lottery when it began six years, taking out several lines.… Read more »

June 15, 2017

Apply for the best little job in Penrith!

New vacancy! Apply by 5pm on Sun 2 July 2017   Could you be our new lottery administrator? If you're looking for a super part-time job and a chance to make a difference in Penrith, then it might just be your lucky day. We have a vacancy for a new administrator. You'll work around five… Read more »

February 6, 2017

Penrith jeweller wins £500 special draw

It’s been a sterling start to 2017 for a Penrith jeweller who has won £500 with the town’s community lottery. David Gray, of Gray’s Jewellers on King Street, matched all four numbers to win the New Year Special Draw. He’s had two lines in the Pride in Penrith Lottery since it began six years ago,… Read more »

October 22, 2016

£5,000 will be won on Wednesday in Penrith Lottery draw

One lucky member of the Pride in Penrith Lottery will be £5,000 richer next Wednesday. The lottery has been rolling over towards its maximum jackpot since it was last won in February, and they’ll keep drawing next week until a winner is found. “People can join on our website and be entered into the jackpot… Read more »

July 20, 2016

£500 summer special draw is won

One lucky member has won £500 in our summer special draw.  Unfortunately we're not able to name them, but we can tell you that they've been a member for three years. They don't live in Eden but they visit Penrith and just wanted to do something to help our local communities. A very big thank you… Read more »

May 24, 2016

Penrith games area supported by lottery is officially opened

Children in the Scaws area of Penrith are enjoying a new multi-use games area, thanks to the hard work of a dedicated group of volunteers and support from funders including the Pride in Penrith Lottery. The play area beside Beaconside School was officially opened on Thursday 19 May 2016 by Penrith's mayor, Cllr David Whipp,… Read more »

April 28, 2016

Plumpton garden revamp takes root after lottery win

One lucky member of the Pride in Penrith Lottery is heading into the long grass after winning £500 in last month’s special draw. Liz Newport, who runs garden makeover business Wildroof Landscapes based in Catterlen, plans to spend her winnings on improving her own garden, which she says gets neglected as she’s busy helping others… Read more »

March 18, 2016

Easter bunny has £500 for community lottery winner

The Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Easter draw is just around the corner, guaranteeing one lucky winner a £500 prize. “But everyone wins when you join your community lottery for just £2 a week, because all our profits are donated to groups and projects in Penrith and the surrounding locality,” said lottery chairman Rob Udale.  “Our… Read more »