A PAIR of Bolton neighbours have won £10,000 each in the People's Postcode Lottery's.

The postcode BL5 1AB was drawn today and the two St Helens Road residents have claimed £1,000 each.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador, Danyl Johnson, said: “Congratulations to our Bolton players. I hope they enjoy spending their winnings.”

A minimum of 30 per cent of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than £197 million to date for good causes across Great Britain and internationally.

A local cause that has received support from players is Birtenshaw, which was awarded £20,000 last year to provide a music facility for young people with disabilities.

For more information on People’s Postcode Lottery, please visit www.postcodelottery.co.uk or Facebook and Twitter.