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.

January 19, 2024

Penrith Lottery Celebrates 13 Years

To commemorate our ongoing success, and to introduce a new fundraising initiative to the town, Penrith Lottery are delighted to invite you to a special celebration! Join us on Wednesday, 24th January at 2pm at The George Hotel in Penrith to commemorate 13 successful years of the Penrith Lottery. The Penrith Lottery has operated since… Read more »

September 29, 2023

£5K jackpot won by long-standing member

Penrith Lottery’s maximum £5,000 jackpot has been won by long-time member Helen Little, of Dalston. Helen, originally from Penrith, was at work when she got the call to tell her of the good news. After checking that she was able to talk and asking if she was sitting down, lottery administrator Georgina Stephenson shared the… Read more »

April 23, 2023

Funding Fair attendance a great success

On Thursday 20 April we exhibited at the annual Eden Funding Fair for the second year running. Organised by Cumbria CVS, the event bought together a wide variety of grant funders, which enabled local organisations looking for funding to meet representatives and talk to those best suited to their projects. It was great to be… Read more »

April 23, 2023

Penrith Lottery included in Herald feature

Penrith Lottery was included in the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald’s recent feature on Penrith. The article explained how Penrith Lottery launched in 2010 with the aim of supporting the local organisations that make Penrith a great place to live and work. It described how it works, how to be a member to be in with… Read more »

April 27, 2022

Local lottery supports projects & events in Penrith area

Although we’re is known for making local members a few thousand pounds richer, the true aim of Penrith Lottery is to support charities and not-for-profit organisations within a five-mile radius through our grant funding programme. The funding – available for capital expenditure and events which benefit Penrith and the surrounding area – have been awarded… Read more »

April 27, 2022

Jackpot Joy for long-standing lottery member

In November 2021, after nearly a year without a big winner, our jackpot had climbed to the maximum which meant one of our members was guaranteed to win £5,000! After a short but exciting wait, the four numbers were randomly selected by our specialist software – a winner had been chosen! Our administrator Georgina Stephenson… Read more »

March 9, 2021

£5k Lottery Jackpot Pay Out To Uncontactable Winner

Penrith Lottery have revealed that they have paid their latest jackpot draw winner, despite not being able to contact them. The £5,000 jackpot draw took place on 16th December, however the lucky member has not responded to multiple attempts to contact them.  Richard Utting, Penrith Lottery said “We were really excited for our jackpot draw,… Read more »

December 9, 2020

Lucky Lottery Member in line to win £5K jackpot

One lucky member of Penrith Lottery will scoop the maximum jackpot of £5,000 in Wednesday’s draw, with there being just enough time for new members to join to also be in with a chance to win. Since being won earlier in the year, the jackpot – which started at £500 – has rolled over, with… Read more »