NINE people in Orcheston have got the new year off to a good start after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.

The Whatcombe Brow neighbours netted the windfall when SP3 4RJ was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery on Tuesday, January 12.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Matt Johnson sent his well-wishes to the winners.

He said: “I’m thrilled for all of our winners in Orcheston. I hope they enjoy spending the win and treat themselves with the prize money.”

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