Residents in Radcliffe and Heywood were the lucky recipients of a generous prize from the  People's Postcode Lottery.

Those with a lottery ticket and a M26 1BH or a OL10 3SJ postcode were awarded a £1,000 win in one of the fundraising lottery's daily prize draws. 

The winning postcode belongs to the People's Postcode Lottery players who live on Albion Street, Radcliffe and Atholl Drive in Heywood.

A minimum of 33 per cent of the ticket prices goes to charity.

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The People's Postcode Lottery manages lotteries for 20 charities, with each one having one draw a month.

The lottery is hugely popular nationally and supports "a wide range of charities and good causes across Britain and around the world".

To date, they’ve generously provided more than £1.1 Billion in funding which is helping thousands of organisations and projects.