Two Prestwich residents were given a pleasant surprise this month after both winning £1,000 on the People's Postcode Lottery.

The people with the M25 9NG postcode, which is on Jesmond Avenue, won the prize on Monday, March 6. 

Bury Times: Jesmond Avenue in PrestwichJesmond Avenue in Prestwich (Image: Google Maps)

The People's Postcode Lottery is a subscription lottery, which raises money for charities and players can sign up with their postcode, paying each month to be in with a chance of winning cash prizes. 

Ambassador Judie McCourt said: “What a fabulous surprise!  

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“A big congratulations to our winners in Prestwich, I hope they can treat themselves to something special with the money.” 

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Players are automatically entered into every draw and prizes are announced every day of the month with 33 per cent of the ticket price going to charities. 

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Ticket prices for the lotto are £10 for April draws, then £12 per month for May draws onwards.  

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