Seven families on one street won £50k each in a huge Postcode Lottery jackpot.
The postcode in Kirkby was drawn on Tuesday, December 15, meaning everyone who plays in that area was guaranteed the incredible prize.
TV presenter Jeff Brazier was the lucky Postcode Lottery ambassador who got to tell the neighbours that their lives were about to change, just a week before Christmas.
In a statement, the lottery said that residents on Birkin Road, L32 6RN, had won a whopping £350k in total but had decided to stay anonymous.
They added: “Seven Kirkby residents are set to have a great Christmas after they each won £50,000 per ticket with People’s Postcode Lottery.
“Their postcode, L32 6RN, was announced as a winner with the lottery on Tuesday 15th December.
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“The winners decided to remain anonymous but will still receive their prize money.
“The neighbours won the prize as part of People’s Postcode Lottery’s special Christmas campaign, where one postcode is announced as a £50,000 prize winner every day. All the players in the postcode win £50,000 for every ticket they hold.
People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Jeff said: “A big congratulations to all of our Kirkby winners! I hope they use the cash to have an amazing Christmas and treat themselves and their families.”
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A minimum of 32% of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have helped raise over £600 million to date for thousands of good causes across Britain and internationally.
This draw was promoted by Fauna & Flora International which has received over £2.3 million in funding thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The charity works to conserve threatened species and ecosystems.