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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January 13, 2016

Winner! £3,500 jackpot scooped by lucky member

A quick news flash! We've just had our weekly draw and one of our members matched all four numbers to win the jackpot, which this week stood at £3,500.  Huge congratulations to them. Stand by for more information shortly, once we've reached our winner to give the fantastic news.

December 23, 2015

Penrith’s lottery Santa rewards community helper

A community volunteer from Penrith is celebrating a £500 windfall from the town’s lottery, which was an unexpected side effect of his work to create a new games facility for local children. William Hardisty from the Scaws area won the Pride in Penrith Lottery’s Christmas special draw on 16 December. He’d been a member for… Read more »

December 3, 2015

£500 up for grabs in Penrith lottery festive draw

Anyone who’d like to be in with a chance to win £500 before Christmas should treat themselves to membership of the Pride in Penrith Lottery – and quick. The winner of the lottery’s final special draw of 2015 will be announced on Christmas Jumper Day, Friday 18 December. Members of the lottery’s volunteer board will… Read more »

July 13, 2015

It’s a wrap for Penrith lottery’s 5th birthday

The Pride in Penrith Lottery team is celebrating this month after receiving a birthday present that doesn’t need unwrapping. Ast Signs, one of the businesses that helped set up the community lottery in 2010, have done an eye-catching vehicle wrap on board member Maggie Cormode’s car, which will help promote the organisation and hopefully attract… Read more »

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 »