Grant Success

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.

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Grant Success

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.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

July 11, 2014

Pride in Penrith adds sporty spice in Penruddock

The annual children’s sports day in Penruddock raced ahead into a new league this year, thanks to a grant from Pride in Penrith Lottery. “The money we received from Pride in Penrith Lottery has allowed us to purchase equipment to cater for more people attending our children’s sports day, and put on a fun and… Read more »

May 13, 2014

Grant brings silver screen to Tirril

Pride in Penrith Lottery’s second grant of 2014 proved to be a blockbuster for a community hall in Eden. Thanks to the grant of £1,100, Tirril Reading Rooms now has a new digital projector, giving the community’s audio-visual events a cinematic boost.  “The projector has made a difference to our film nights and slide shows,”… Read more »

March 5, 2014

Society builds up our grant fund

Our affinity with the town’s building society paid dividends last week with a welcome boost to our funds. Penrith Building Society made a donation of almost £500, swelling the pot of money available for Pride in Penrith Lottery grants to good causes in the area. It was all made possible by savers choosing a special… Read more »

September 18, 2013

Club bowled over by Penrith Lottery grant

The latest grant of £558 from the Pride in Penrith Lottery has been awarded to Shap Bowling Club, who are looking to expand their already thriving junior club.   The Pride in Penrith Lottery awarded the club a grant to enable them to purchase new sets of bowls suitable for their younger members. The club… Read more »

July 23, 2013

Penrith Lottery serves up funding for Penrith Food and Farming Festival

The Pride in Penrith Lottery’s latest grant of £1,500 has been awarded to the Eden Food and Farming Festival. The week-long event, based in Penrith, was anchored by the Penrith on a Plate event on Saturday 20th July – a celebration of local food and a day of education, exploration and fun.  The grant from… Read more »

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