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

Lucky residents in Hindley received a sum of £1,000 on Friday, September 1, after enrolling in the UK lottery.

The winners along Atherton Road in Hindley, bagged the generous sum of money after WN2 3XF 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.