£36m lotto jack­pot for town

Stockport Times West - - BIG PICTURE -

THE Na­tional Lot­tery has do­nated £36.4m to Stock­port causes since it launched 20 years ago.

Since the first draw on Novem­ber 19, 1994, there have been 375 grants to in­di­vid­u­als and or­gan­i­sa­tions in the bor­ough.

The largest was £9.4m to a project pro­mot­ing healthy eat­ing, men­tal health and phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity in de­prived ar­eas.

Small­est has been £525 to the Cale Green and Daven­port OAP Club to pro­vide ac­tiv­i­ties.

Oth­ers to ben­e­fit in­clude Stair­case House, Stock­port Plaza, the Cov­ered Mar­ket Hall and Stock­port Li­brary Ser­vice.

The first grant was £18,000 to Easy Go Com­mu­nity Trans­port.

Jackie O’Sul­li­van, from the Na­tional Lot­tery, said: “In 20 years the Na­tional Lot­tery has helped trans­form life in Stock­port for the bet­ter.”

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