First £2,000 win in Argyll Community Lottery

Argyll Community Lottery is a great way to support local causes.
Argyll Community Lottery is a great way to support local causes.

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There have been 16 draws since the launch of Argyll Community Lottery in April, with £4,900 won by supporters.

But last Saturday’s draw saw the first £2,000 win for a player who matched five numbers.

The weekly draw is facilitated by Argyll and Bute Third Sector Interface alongside lottery management company Gatherwell.

Players choose a good cause to support as they purchase tickets which could see them scoop the £25,000 jackpot or a host of smaller prizes.

There are now 94 Argyll charities signed up as good causes with 855 people playing not just in Argyll and Bute, but even from as far away as Wales.

The lottery is a great way for local organisations to raise unrestricted funds, with some organisations receiving almost £1,000 so far.

‘Help us to help the community,’ said a spokesperson. ‘Buy your tickets today and enter our lottery for chances at weekly cash prizes.

‘Plus, be in the draw on October 30 for your chance to win £1,000 in John Lewis vouchers.

‘Tickets are £1 each with 60p from each ticket going to good causes.’

To buy tickets, visit or call 03000 160121.

Or to find out more about signing up to become a good cause, visit