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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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The latest news

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.

View All Grant Success Winners Lottery Latest

April 3, 2020

Covid-19 Update

On behalf of our volunteer committee, may I firstly thank you for your continued support of Penrith Lottery.  In these unprecedented times, we trust you are well, staying safe, and, unless you are doing an essential job, staying at home to try to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (Corvid19).  We are heartened to see… Read more »

April 2, 2020

Grant Recognition Guidelines

As a condition of grant funding, organisations awarded grants by Penrith Lottery are required to publicly acknowledge the support we have given.  This helps us to recruit more members and continue the work of Penrith Lottery, funding local projects within a five-mile radius of the town. When reviewing your project completion form, we will look… Read more »

June 22, 2018

New Initiatives for Organisations

This summer, we’re launching two new initiatives to benefit local organisations – one to provide a Grant Funding Officer and another to pay organisations a £25 ‘Finders’ Fee’ for each new member they recruit. The Grant Funding Officer will be able to help local organisations apply for money from other funding organisations which has the… Read more »

May 8, 2018

Penrith Lottery and Penrith Building Society – working together

Penrith Building Society has partnered with Pride in Penrith Lottery to offer a special Affinity Account that allows savers to donate money to the lottery, all without it costing them a penny! The building society makes an annual donation to the lottery based on the balances held in all its Pride in Penrith Lottery Affinity… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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