Several postcodes in the North East have won thousands of pounds in the postcode lottery over the last week (Saturday, March 11 to Friday, March 17) – check to see if you have won big below.

Five postcodes in the region have scooped prices after their postcodes have come out in the draw.

The People’s Postcode Lottery is a subscription lottery which aims to raise money for charities while also bringing cash prizes to homes across the UK.

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Prizes are then announced every day of the month – with £30,000 jackpots for every winning ticket in a postcode on weekends, and £1,000 prizes for 20 different postcodes every day.

Here are the five North East postcodes to have scooped prizes this week (Saturday February 25 to Friday March 3):

NE66 3LF – Howick, Northumberland, £1,000 won per ticket.

YO19 6NQ – Wheldrake, York, £1,000 won per ticket.

DL8 1XT - Newton-le-Willows, Bedale, £1,000 won per ticket.

NE33 5PP - South Shields, South Tyneside, £1,000 won per ticket.

YO14 0DT – Filey, North Yorkshire, £,1000 won per ticket.

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Players can sign up with their postcode and pay £10 per month with a chance to win when they are automatically entered into a draw.

A minimum of 33 per cent from each ticket goes to charity and players have raised more than £950 million for over 9,000 charities and good causes since 2005.