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Lotto Grant Supports Recession Hit Communities in Liverpool

A £324,489 National Lottery grant is being used to help recession-hit families and individuals in north Liverpool. Breckfield and North Everton Neighbourhood Council will work with the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Liverpool FC Foundation and the Council Neighbourhood Team in order to give support to 1,500 people over the course of three years.

20th August 2014

Wednesday's Lotto Jackpot Is £5.6 Million!

After a week of controversy, this Wednesday’s Lotto draw will feature a rollover jackpot where matching all six main numbers could bag you £5.6 million.

18th August 2014

UK Lotto Results Reveal High Number of Winners

uk lottoLast night’s UK Lotto results revealed that an unusually high number of players matched a winning combination to take home a prize. The mid-week UK Lotto draw saw a total of 236,339 players share a prize pool of £6,557,069, while an additional £1 million was shared between the 50 Lotto Raffle winners.

14th August 2014

Edinburgh Painter Sees the Colour of Money with Lotto Jackpot Win

lottoAn Edinburgh painter and decorator is set to paint the town red after scooping £7 million in Saturday night’s Lotto Rollover draw. Willie Sibbald, 48, from Moredun, matched all six numbers on his Lucky Dip ticket but he missed the moment his numbers came up as he had fallen asleep in front of the television. It was only later that he caught the winning line during a programme break and realised he was a multi-millionaire.

13th August 2014

Charlton Delivery Driver Rides off with £500,000 Thunderball Win

thunderballA lucky delivery driver from Charlton is changing course after scooping a £500,000 Thunderball win. John Selby, 59, bought the life-changing ticket for the draw on Saturday 2nd August at Diggens and Martens in Blackheath.

11th August 2014

Saturday’s UK Lotto Draw Features a Jackpot of £5.7 Million!

uk lottoThe UK Lotto jackpot for Saturday 9th August will feature a jackpot of £5.7 million after no ticket holder was able to match the winning numbers drawn on Wednesday 6th August.

8th August 2014

Maidstone Couple Sails Away with £1 Million Lottery Win

A couple from Maidstone are celebrating after a £1 million lottery win put an end to six years of hell. Wayne and Desirée Home, both 57, became instant millionaires after winning the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle on Tuesday 29 July and their life-changing prize could not have come at a better time.

6th August 2014

Three Jackpot Winners in First UK Lotto Draw of August

August got off to a flying start for three lucky UK Lotto players after they shared a £4.4 million top tier prize on Saturday. The three players matched all six main numbers in the first UK Lotto draw of the month to secure themselves a share of the jackpot worth £1,471,718 each.

4th August 2014

UK Lotto Jackpot Set at £4 Million for Saturday’s Draw

The UK Lotto draw for Saturday has a set jackpot of £4 million after four players shared the £1.2 million jackpot in the draw held on Wednesday 30th July.

1st August 2014

Scottish National Parks Get Lotto Fund Boost

Lotto players are paving the way for hikers in Scotland after over £3 million was set aside to improve damaged walkways in two of its national parks. The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the grant in order to tackle serious erosion on the paths in the Cairngorms and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs parks.

31st July 2014


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