postcode lottery


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postcode lottery

n
1. (Social Welfare) Brit a situation in which the standard of medical care, education, etc, received by the public varies from area to area, depending on the funding policies of various health boards, local authorities, etc
2. (Medicine) Brit a situation in which the standard of medical care, education, etc, received by the public varies from area to area, depending on the funding policies of various health boards, local authorities, etc
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Three lucky Motherwell neighbours have landed the Daily Prize with People's Postcode Lottery.
LOUGHBOROUGH MP NICKY Morgan is calling on local groups to make applications for grants to the People's Postcode Lottery.
DAISY Chain is delighted that players of People's Postcode Lottery are supporting the charity with an award of PS350,000 in 2018.
Two Dollar residents are starting 2018 with an extra PS1,000 in the bank after scooping the cash prize with People's Postcode Lottery.
The happy group of residents won PS1,000 through the People's Postcode Lottery.
GOOD causes across Kirklees have been given a big boost by players of the People's Postcode Lottery.
LUCKY neighbours will receive a share of a PS3m jackpot after their postcode was drawn in the People's Postcode Lottery.
A scam is fooling entrants to the People's Postcode Lottery into thinking they have won six-figure payouts.
Both charities receive funding, thanks to the People's Postcode Lottery, to deliver projects in Wales and across Great Britain.
Both charities receive funding, thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery, to deliver projects in Wales and across Great Britain.
WITH AMAZING CASH PRIZES EVERY DAY, PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY COULD BE RIGHT UP YOUR STREET IF you play People's Postcode Lottery, you could win your share of a whopping PS3 million a month.
Brenda MacLeod, 74, opened the letter at her West Kirby flat on Tuesday morning, which revealed that she was the lucky winner of nearly half a million pounds in the People's Postcode Lottery.