RESIDENTS in Widnes have had a good start to their week after winning £1,000 thanks to their lucky postcode.

The Moorfield Road neighbours netted the windfall when WA8 3JA was announced as a daily prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery today, Monday.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson sent his well-wishes to the winners.

He said: “What brilliant news to start the week! Congratulations to our winners in Widnes.”

A minimum of 32 per cent of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than £500 million to date for thousands of good causes in Britain and beyond.

This draw was promoted by Woodland Trust which has received over £11.8 million in funding from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery.