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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 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 »

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 »

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