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Swings & Smiles – supporting the community during COVID19

‘As theCovid-19crisis has changed usual working practices with staff at home, teams now separated and often with limited resources, it’s crucial that we continue to provide support, friend...


Wed 6 May

Local good causes benefit from almost £8k in grants from the Community Fund

Twelve local good causes have been awarded almost £8,000 in grants from the West Berkshire Lottery Community Fund. The community fund allows one-off grants to be made to lottery causes, in addit...


Thu 23 January

Christmas comes early to good causes with the Community Fund!

Congratulations to all of the good causes who have been chosen for additional funding from the Community Fund! 🎁 The community fund allows one-off grants to be made to the lottery causes in addition ...


Thu 19 December

West Berkshire Lottery reaches 110 local good causes!

Since March 2019, the West Berkshire Lottery has: · had 1235 winning tickets · paid out almost £8000 in cash prizes · sold almost 2000 tickets with 60% going to local good c...


Wed 13 November

Featured Fundraiser: Purley Sports and Social Club

There are now an amazing 109 local good causes and charities raising additional funds for their projects through the West Berkshire Lottery! Many of these causes create community hubs and spaces for p...


Fri 8 November

The Community Fund - applications now open!

Good causes who are raising funds through the West Berkshire Lottery can now apply for a grant through the community fund! Since the West Berkshire Lottery was launched in March 2019, 50p from every &...


Mon 21 October

Celebrating 6 months of the lottery with The Rose of Hungerford

This month, we have been visiting just some of the good causes who have been raising funds through the West Berkshire Lottery since our first draw, almost 6 months ago. This week, we had the pleasure ...


Thu 26 September

West Berkshire Lottery launch amazing entertainment bundle prize

Sign up to play the West Berkshire Lottery by 2nd November and players could win 1 of 5 amazing entertainment bundles this autumn Sign up to play the West Berkshire Lottery by 2nd November and players...


Wed 18 September

Our 6 month celebrations get off to a good start with a 10km hike with Flag DV!

At this end of the September, it will be six months since the first ever West Berkshire Lottery draw, and to celebrate, throughout September the lottery team have planned to visit a variety of our goo...


Tue 17 September

The West Berkshire Lottery celebrates six months since its very first draw!

The first West Berkshire draw took place on the 30th of March 2019. Now there are 103 local good causes signed up and over 930 players currently supporting the lottery each week. So far, the lottery h...


Thu 5 September

Funds raised this year

£61,308.00

30.68% Complete

1965 tickets of our 6405 ticket goal