WINNERS of the People's Postcode Lottery have been located in the area.

Lucky residents in Lowton received a huge sum of £30,000 on Saturday, June 18, after enrolling in the UK lottery.

The winners on The Elms, off Newton Road, bagged the generous sum of money after WA3 2BL was announced as a postal code to win the prize.

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People's Postcode Lottery is a subscription lottery which raises money for charities and causes across the UK and globally

Those who sign up for their postcode pay a monthly fee and are automatically entered into a monthly draw to win cash prizes. Each participant claims the full advertised cash announced from the winnings.

33% of the ticket price goes to charities and good causes, with the Postcode Lottery providing over £1 billion in funding for organisations and projects.

People's Postcode Lottery manages lotteries for 20 Postcode Trusts.