£36m lotto jackpot for town
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.”