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.

March 10, 2016

Businesses join us in 5th anniversary celebrations

Businesses from across Penrith have had the chance to find out how the Pride in Penrith Lottery is helping local organisations. As part of the lottery's fifth anniversary celebrations, we gave a short presentation and showed our promotional film to around 30 firms at a Penrith Chamber of Trade event hosted by Ast Signs on Tuesday… Read more »

February 1, 2016

Lottery win gets Jeffs year off on a high

A Skelton man has started 2016 that little bit wealthier after winning the £3,500 jackpot in the Pride in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draw. Jeff Powell Davies has reaped the rewards of a spur-of-the-moment decision to join the lottery at Skelton Show four years ago. All four of his numbers came up to scoop the jackpot… Read more »

January 13, 2016

Winner! £3,500 jackpot scooped by lucky member

A quick news flash! We've just had our weekly draw and one of our members matched all four numbers to win the jackpot, which this week stood at £3,500.  Huge congratulations to them. Stand by for more information shortly, once we've reached our winner to give the fantastic news.

December 23, 2015

Penrith’s lottery Santa rewards community helper

A community volunteer from Penrith is celebrating a £500 windfall from the town’s lottery, which was an unexpected side effect of his work to create a new games facility for local children. William Hardisty from the Scaws area won the Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Christmas special draw on 16 December. He’d been a member for… Read more »

December 3, 2015

£500 up for grabs in Penrith lottery festive draw

Anyone who’d like to be in with a chance to win £500 before Christmas should treat themselves to membership of the Pride in Penrith Lottery – and quick. The winner of the lottery’s final special draw of 2015 will be announced on Christmas Jumper Day, Friday 18 December. Members of the lottery’s volunteer board will… Read more »

July 13, 2015

It’s a wrap for Penrith lottery’s 5th birthday

The Pride in Penrith Lottery team is celebrating this month after receiving a birthday present that doesn’t need unwrapping. Ast Signs, one of the businesses that helped set up the community lottery in 2010, have done an eye-catching vehicle wrap on board member Maggie Cormode’s car, which will help promote the organisation and hopefully attract… Read more »

June 18, 2015

Jackpot winners joined lottery to give young people a better future

A Penrith couple who joined the town’s community lottery to make life better for young people have enjoyed a small life improvement of their own this week after scooping the jackpot. Harry and Eileen Blenkinsop matched all four numbers to win £3,800 in Pride in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draw last Wednesday. The couple, both retired… Read more »

May 13, 2015

Grant goes from Pride in Penrith to Pride of Cumbria

Penrith’s community lottery went ultrasonic this week after handing over a £500 grant to the Great North Air Ambulance Service. The money, raised through the Pride in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draws, has been put towards a new portable ultrasound machine for the Pride of Cumbria helicopter based at Langwathby, which serves the Eden area and… Read more »

May 6, 2015

Rabbit’s foot proves lucky for Pauline

Joining Pride in Penrith Lottery turned out to be a good decision for one Penrith resident, who has won £500 in the fundraising lottery’s special draw. Pauline Studholme’s numbers came up after the draw was launched by a rabbit called Thumper and his young owner Ben Welsh, from Hunsonby, after winning a competition to be… Read more »

April 13, 2015

Thumper sets off Pride in Penrith’s Easter draw

It was a very hoppy Easter for Hunsonby bunny Thumper and his young owner Ben Welsh after the duo were chosen to launch Pride in Penrith Lottery’s special draw on 8 April. The lottery ran a competition to find an Easter bunny for their £500 draw, and Thumper was first out of the hat. “This… Read more »