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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PLAYERS of the People's Postcode Lottery in Nuneaton will today find out that they have won a share PS2million.
A SOUTH WALES bedand-breakfast owner who played the People's Postcode Lottery for the first time three weeks ago has landed an PS800,000 jackpot.
ASOUTH Wales bed and breakfast owner who played the People's Postcode Lottery for the first time three weeks ago has scooped an PS800,000 jackpot.
Depaul UK, homelessness charity working with young people across the UK, is delighted to confirm that players of People's Postcode Lottery have awarded an extra [pounds sterling]1.
An extra PS25,000 is on its way to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust from players of the People's Postcode Lottery.
ON behalf of leading vet charity, PDSA, which has a pet hospital in Aston and Quinton, I would like to say a huge thank you to people in this area who are players of People's Postcode Lottery.
PLAYERS of People's Postcode Lottery have award PS17,379 to empower disabled children to play sport.
SIR - At the weekend People's Postcode Lottery players in Wales celebrated at the Postcode Millions event in Bridgend where 279 residents in the CF31 2PJ area shared PS2m in prize money.
The Gwynedd & Anglesey Good Neighbours Service, which was under threat of closing at the end of 2014 due to lack of funding, has been given PS17,000 from players of the People's Postcode Lottery.
A TEESSIDE charity has received a one-off PS25,000 windfall - thanks to a big increase in the number of local punters playing the People's Postcode Lottery.
Hundreds of People's Postcode Lottery players in Invergordon, Ross-shire, have been invited to celebrate their win at a local hotel.