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East Herts Community Lottery boosts district's good causes by £8,000

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Welbeloved Club. (11734515)
Welbeloved Club. (11734515)

More than 60 groups – from sports clubs to social enterprises like the Welbeloved Club for lonely pensioners in Bishop's Stortford and Sawbridgeworth – are winners thanks to East Herts Community Lottery.

Through tickets bought by supporters, more than £8,000 has been raised by this district council initiative since it was launched at the start of the year.

Of the £1 ticket price, 50p goes straight to the charity chosen by the purchaser while another 10p is added to a community pot for local groups.

Cllr Suzanne Rutland-Barsby, east Herts Council's executive member for communities, said: "An impressive range of community and voluntary groups have signed up to the lottery which provides them with a steady stream of income, thanks to members and friends who buy tickets.

"It's a great way for everybody to support their favourite local group. All you have to do is buy a ticket, select your good cause at no extra cost to yourself and, as a bonus, you'll be in with a chance of winning a cash prize or free bonus tickets for yourself."

To sign up to become one of the good causes or to buy tickets, visit www.easthertslottery.co.uk

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