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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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A pet-sitter from Kidderminster is celebrating after scooping a PS182,000 prize pot with People's Postcode Lottery.
A lucky Tyneside woman has scooped PS60,000 in the People's Postcode Lottery.
The postcode NE15 8RS was drawn as the Street Prize winner of the People's Postcode Lottery on Wednesday - and Lorraine Hartley, 61, was the only person in the area with a ticket.
A pot worth more than PS3 million has been raised by players of the People's Postcode Lottery, with grants of between PS500 and PS20,000 up for grabs.
A Western Isles MSP has encouraged local charities and community groups to bid for a share of a PS3 million funding pot being distributed by the People's Postcode Lottery.
Charities and community groups in North Powys have been encouraged to apply for funding from a pot of over PS3 million that has been raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
Wishaw charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to PS20,000 from a PS3m People's Postcode Lottery (PPL) pot.
Paisley charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to PS20,000 from a pot worth over PS3million that has been raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
PEOPLE'S Postcode Lottery celebrated a year of support for Liverpool-based charity The Reader with a special Shared Reading event.
ZSL's fundraising director James Wren tells us how support from players of People's Postcode Lottery is making a positive impact in the conservation world.
A Moffat resident has landed a PS30,000 cash bounty in the People's Postcode Lottery.