TEN lucky residents of Colchester have scooped a £1,000 cash prize thanks to their postcode.

The Holt Drive neighbours landed the cash when CO2 0BH was announced as a People’s Postcode Lottery winner on Saturday.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt said: “A big congratulations to all those who have picked up a prize in Colchester.

"I hope they are able to treat themselves to something special with the money.”

At least of 32 per cent of ticket sales goes directly to charities and players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised over £600 million to date for thousands of good causes in Britain and beyond.

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