Peterlee postcode scoops lottery pay-out

Four neighbours in Peterlee are celebrating thanks to their lucky postcode.

Friday, 20th January 2017, 12:13 pm
Updated Friday, 20th January 2017, 12:17 pm
Wasdale Close, Peterlee. Picture from Google Images.

The four Wasdale Close residents, who share the postcode SR8 5PH, have landed the People’s Postcode Lottery’s Daily Prize today.

A minimum of 30% of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than £168million to date for good causes across Great Britain and internationally.

A local cause that has received support from players is Easington Colliery Regeneration Partnership, which was awarded £1,990 last year to develop land to improve the habitat for butterflies.

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Each of today's winners will receive £1,000.

People’s Postcode Lottery Ambassador Danyl Johnson said: "What a great prize for our players in Peterlee.

"If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning with your postcode then sign up to play now."

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