SIX residents in Wallasey have cause for celebration today after winning £1,000 each, thanks to their lucky postcode.

The neighbours, in Withington Road, netted the windfall when their was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People's Postcode Lottery.

Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt sent her well-wishes to the winners. She said: "What a surprise to kickstart the weekend! Congratulations to our winners."

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

This draw was promoted by Oxfam which has received over £9.6 million in funding from the players of People's Postcode Lottery.

Many good causes close to the winners have also benefitted from players’ support, and local charities can next apply for funding in August.