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.

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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.

View All Grant Success Winners Lottery Latest

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

October 24, 2017

October Jackpot Winner

Jackpot Winner! For our draw on Wednesday 4th October 2017 we had a jackpot winner who was delighted to win £1,700, a cheque for which was presented by board member Richard Utting.  The lucky winner has been a member since 2015 and this was their first win – it proved to be a lucky week… 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 »

February 6, 2017

Penrith jeweller wins £500 special draw

It’s been a sterling start to 2017 for a Penrith jeweller who has won £500 with the town’s community lottery. David Gray, of Gray’s Jewellers on King Street, matched all four numbers to win the New Year Special Draw. He’s had two lines in the Pride in Penrith Lottery since it began six years ago,… 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 »

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