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.


May 28, 2013

Lottery bats £800 over to developing Cricket Club

Grant applications are coming in thick and fast to the team at the Pride in Penrith Lottery; who has most recently awarded £800 to Culgaith Cricket Club.   The grant will help the cricket club fund essential coaching equipment for their newly structured Junior and Players section.  This will enable local junior players to benefit… Read more »

April 2, 2013

Luck strikes twice at The Pot Place with the Pride in Penrith Lottery

It seems that the Pot Place at Plumpton, near Penrith is an extremely lucky place to work as a second employee wins the jackpot in the Pride in Penrith Lottery. Kevin Roper, who last week scooped £500 in the Pride in Penrith Lottery, is co-owner of the garden centre. Roger Campbell, who also works at… Read more »

February 25, 2013

First new grant of the year awarded to local school

The Pride in Penrith lottery has kick-started 2013 by donating their first grant of the year to Lowther Endowed Pre-School, who were awarded £1000. The grant which was handed over to Zoe Calway in January will enable the pre-school to provide a permanent access ramp at the entrance of the school. Current access to the… Read more »

November 16, 2012

Pride in Penrith Lottery awards its largest grant to date

A grant of £7,500 was recently awarded to Eden Arts, who applied for funding from the Pride in Penrith Lottery.  The grant will go towards funding the new Winter Droving event, which is to take place in Penrith on the 24th November.  This grant is the biggest the Pride in Penrith Lottery has awarded to… Read more »

October 15, 2012

Penrith Canoe club paddle away with a grant

The board of the Pride in Penrith Lottery are delighted to announce they have recently awarded Penrith Canoe Club a grant of £900.  The grant, which was presented earlier this month to Tim Mather, Chairman of Penrith Canoe Club is a welcome cash injection for the club which was only set up in September. The grant… Read more »

July 30, 2012

Penrith Building Society joins forces with the Pride in Penrith Lottery

This week Penrith Building Society launches its first Affinity Savings Account with the Pride in Penrith Lottery; which raises funds for local projects, events and good causes. The account, which was launched at the Penrith Agricultural Show, is an additional way for people to be part of the award winning Pride in Penrith Lottery initiative. … Read more »

July 10, 2012

Playgroup joins the fun

No project is too big or too small for the board of directors to consider for a grant application.  £130 has also been donated to the Newbiggin and Penruddock Playgroup to help them develop their play area at Newbiggin village hall.  The group has grown from 6 to 24 members over the last year and… Read more »

June 14, 2012

Penrith Bowling Club receive donation

More community based projects are also benefitting from donations from the Pride in Penrith Lottery.  After the devastating arson attack on Castle Park Bowling Club the board of the Lottery were pleased to receive an application to help fund the replacement of essential equipment that was lost in the recent fire.  Temporary accommodation has been… Read more »

June 12, 2012

Jubilee projects benefit from grant funding

It is no surprise that an application came through to the Lottery recently to help fund the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the town.  A donation of £250 was awarded to the Parochial Church Council of the Parish of St Andrew to help them stage Jubilee celebrations over the bank holiday.  This included screening of… Read more »

May 26, 2012

Another sporting team benefits from the Pride in Penrith Lottery

Another sporting team to benefit from the generous donations of Pride in Penrith Lottery members is Wetheriggs United Football Club.  The club applied for a grant of £470 for football equipment which will be used by both the Club and Castletown Junior Football Club and will replace old and worn out equipment the club has… Read more »

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