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Win family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by Mary

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After sell-out London West End runs and two sensational summers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is back with a full nationwide tour.

And you could win a Meet-the-Stars Family Ticket to see the show free at the performance of your choice (subject to availability) at Exeter Northcott Theatre...

Plymouth Neighbours Celebrate Lottery Win

Authored by Mary

Four people in Plymouth are celebrating after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.

The Whin Bank Road neighbours netted the windfall when PL5 3AZ was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery on Tuesday 21st January 2020.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson sent his well-wishes to the winners. He said: “I’m so happy for...

Plymouth neighbours celebrate lottery win

Authored by News Desk

Seven people in Plymouth are celebrating today after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.

The Stowe Gardens neighbours netted the windfall when PL5 3PS was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery on Monday 6th January 2020.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson sent his well-wished to the winners. He said: “What great news...

Survey shows happiness is on the rise

Authored by Sarah Parker

As 2014 comes to a close, 70% of respondents to the WIN/Gallup survey say that they are happy, up 10% from 2013.

Of the 64,002 people polled just 6% declared themselves to be unhappy, compared to last year’s 12%, while those that are neither happy nor unhappy has remained stable, 23% against 26% last year.

Africa appears to be the happiest region in 2014 with 83% of those...