There is cause for celebration in Chesterfield as postcode sector S40 3 has been announced as the winner of January's £3 Million Postcode Millions prize. All of the lucky residents who play with a ticket in the postcode sector will land a share of the money.
The announcement was made by Ambassadors Judie McCourt and Matt Johnson during a special Facebook Live event, watch the video here.
The winners will be invited to receive their cheques on Saturday 3rd February at an exciting event in Queen’s Park. It's there that they will find out exactly how much they've won!
At the event, the full winning postcode will be announced, with those playing with it receiving the largest share of the prize pot.
People's Postcode Lottery Presenter Matt Johnson will be handing out cheques to the winners at the event. Matt said, "I'm so excited to get to Chesterfield and hand out some nice big cheques! I love meeting players of People's Postcode Lottery and the Postcode Millions events are so much fun. Congratulations to everyone in S40 3 and good luck!"
People's Postcode Lottery players have supported more than 4,000 good causes across Great Britain and internationally. With a minimum of 32% of the ticket price going to charity, players have raised over £263 Million for good causes to date.
A number of local projects around the postcode area have received support from players of People's Postcode Lottery, including Junction Arts. The group received £10,000 last year for a project to raise the aspirations of girls in rural Derbyshire. The project encouraged them to work in an innovative and playful way with creative technology.