Chesterfield neighbours celebrate after scooping £90,000 in the Postcode Lottery
Neighbours in Chesterfield have won £30,000 each today by playing the People’s Postcode Lottery.
Three people in New Tupton received the multi-thousand-pound windfall after S42 6YP was announced as the chosen postcode winner on the lottery this morning, (Wednesday, April 21).
The winners who won a total of £90,000 collectively have chosen to remain anonymous but their prizes will be paid into their bank accounts.
The People’s Postcode Lottery manages lotteries on behalf of 20 Postcode Trusts and people play with their chosen postcodes for a chance to win cash prizes.
Everyday throughout April, one postcode will be drawn and announced as a £30,000 prize winner - then all players in the postcode will win £30,000 for every ticket they hold.
People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Jeff Brazier sent his well-wishes to the winners.
He said: “A big congratulations to all those who have picked up a prize today in New Tupton.
"I hope the win will help lift their spirits and they treat themselves to something special with the cash.”
The draw that landed the New Tupton residents their windfall was promoted on behalf of Postcode Planet Trust – which supports charities such as WWF-UK, The Wildlife Trusts and Marine Conservation Society working to protect the environment and wildlife.
It costs £10 a month to play the People’s Postcode Lottery which say there are ‘guaranteed’ winners every day.
A minimum of 32% of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised over £700 million for thousands of charities.