The latest from the Lottery

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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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June 18, 2015

Jackpot winners joined lottery to give young people a better future

A Penrith couple who joined the town’s community lottery to make life better for young people have enjoyed a small life improvement of their own this week after scooping the jackpot. Harry and Eileen Blenkinsop matched all four numbers to win £3,800 in Pride in Penrith Lottery’s weekly draw last Wednesday. The couple, both retired… 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 »

May 6, 2015

Rabbit’s foot proves lucky for Pauline

Joining Pride in Penrith Lottery turned out to be a good decision for one Penrith resident, who has won £500 in the fundraising lottery’s special draw. Pauline Studholme’s numbers came up after the draw was launched by a rabbit called Thumper and his young owner Ben Welsh, from Hunsonby, after winning a competition to be… Read more »

April 13, 2015

Thumper sets off Pride in Penrith’s Easter draw

It was a very hoppy Easter for Hunsonby bunny Thumper and his young owner Ben Welsh after the duo were chosen to launch Pride in Penrith Lottery’s special draw on 8 April. The lottery ran a competition to find an Easter bunny for their £500 draw, and Thumper was first out of the hat. “This… Read more »

March 18, 2015

Nominate your bunny for lottery Easter draw

Rabbit owners from Eden could hop off with a prize if they nominate their pet to preside over the Pride in Penrith Lottery Easter draw. “We’re on the hunt for an Easter bunny to be the guest of honour at our £500 special draw,” said the lottery’s chairman, Rob Udale. “The first rabbit pulled out… Read more »

January 5, 2015

Birthdays prove lucky for lottery winners

Two students from Stainton scored a new tool for school after their parents won the Pride in Penrith Lottery Christmas special draw. Andrew and Judith Mitchell scooped the £500 prize in December, and plan to spend it on a new computer to help their children with their school work. Aaron, 15, and his sister Caitlin,… Read more »

December 18, 2014

Cat’s a double winner in Penrith lottery festive draw

A new home for a rescued cat and a £500 prize for a generous member of the community meant a resounding win-win for Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Christmas special draw on Wednesday 17 December. This year’s festive draw was presided over by ginger cat Robertson from Eden Animal Rescue, who was chosen by the public… Read more »

December 13, 2014

Lottery grant brings club’s plans out of the long grass

The grass is looking greener for Castle Park Bowling Club in Penrith after a grant from their local community lottery helped buy much-needed mowing equipment. The £900 grant from Pride in Penrith Lottery means the club can buy kit that will enable them to return the green to its former high standard and attract county… Read more »

November 29, 2014

Lottery goes to the dogs for public pet vote

One lucky cat or dog from Eden Animal Rescue will set off Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Christmas special draw, and the public is being asked to help choose which rescued pet it will be. Six dogs and cats from the rescue centre at Hardendale near Shap have kindly agreed to put paw to laptop on… Read more »

November 26, 2014

Vote for the pet you’d like to do our £500 Christmas draw!

One lucky cat or dog from Eden Animal Rescue will set off Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Christmas special draw, and you can help choose which rescued pet it will be. Here are the contenders: Bess Bess is a friendly 12-year-old Border Collie, who came to Eden Animal Rescue in November after her owner passed away.… Read more »

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