Six neighbours in another Sunderland street are celebrating a lottery windfall

Six neighbours are celebrating a four-figure lottery windfall each.

Sunday, 8th November 2020, 9:41 am

The residents of St Michael’s, Fence Houses, near Houghton, are the latest in a series of people from the Sunderland area to enjoy payouts from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

They have each received £1,000 after their DH4 5NS postcode was selected as part of the latest People’s Postcode Lottery draw on November 7.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson said: “A huge congratulations to our winners in Houghton-le-Spring.

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Six residents in this streets are celebrating after each winning £1,000 on the People's Postcode Lottery.

"I’m sure they’ll enjoy spending the cash and treat themselves to something special.”

Among recent local winners of the lottery are neighbours in Washington and the Fulwell and the Dame Dorothy Street areas of Sunderland.

A minimum of 32% of ticket sales goes directly to charities and the lotteries players have raised over £600 million to date for thousands of good causes.

This draw was made on behalf of Postcode Local Trust, a charity funded entirely by players to provide grants for grassroots projects with an environmental focus.

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