SOME lucky residents in Beaminster have struck gold with the lottery after winning a £1,000 cash prize, thanks to their postcode.

Eight Riverside neighbours landed the win when their postcode was announced as a daily prize winner with the People’s Postcode Lottery recently.

Judie McCourt, People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador, said: “I don’t think there is any better way to kick-start your week than by winning the lottery, so a big well done to everyone picking up a prize today in Beaminster.

“I hope they spoil themselves with the windfall.”

Around 32 per cent of ticket sales go directly to charities and players of the People’s Postcode Lottery have raised £393million to date for 5,500 good causes across Great Britain and Internationally.

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