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.

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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 »

July 20, 2016

£500 summer special draw is won

One lucky member has won £500 in our summer special draw.  Unfortunately we're not able to name them, but we can tell you that they've been a member for three years. They don't live in Eden but they visit Penrith and just wanted to do something to help our local communities. A very big thank you… 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 »

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 18, 2016

Easter bunny has £500 for community lottery winner

The Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Easter draw is just around the corner, guaranteeing one lucky winner a £500 prize. “But everyone wins when you join your community lottery for just £2 a week, because all our profits are donated to groups and projects in Penrith and the surrounding locality,” said lottery chairman Rob Udale.  “Our… 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 »

February 1, 2016

Lottery win gets Jeffs year off on a high

A Skelton man has started 2016 that little bit wealthier after winning the £3,500 jackpot in the Pride in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draw. Jeff Powell Davies has reaped the rewards of a spur-of-the-moment decision to join the lottery at Skelton Show four years ago. All four of his numbers came up to scoop the jackpot… Read more »