Calderdale residents have plenty to celebrate with lottery win

Peoples Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourtPeoples Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt
Peoples Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt
Three people in Luddenden Foot have plenty to celebrate after scooping a £1,000 cash prize each thanks to their lucky postcode.

The Grove Crescent neighbours netted the windfall when HX2 6NP was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery.

Read: These are the 10 best bars and pubs in and around Halifax according to TripAdvisorSending her congratulations was People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt. She said: “Hearing you’ve picked up a prize on the lottery is great news to get on a Friday and I’m delighted for our winners in Luddenden Foot.

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"I hope they have a great time celebrating over the weekend.”

A minimum of 32 per cent of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised £486 million to date for thousands of good causes in Britain and beyond.

Read: Plans to step up Shibden Hall security to protect it from potential arson and malicious attacksThis draw was promoted by Friends of the Earth, which has received over £7.2 million in funding from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

This support helps it campaign for environmental and social causes around the world.

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Many good causes close to the winners have also benefitted from players support, and the next opportunity local charities will have to apply for funding will be early next year.