A number of postcodes in the North East have won thousands of pounds in the postcode lottery over the last week (September 9 to September 16). Check to see if you (or your neighbours!) have won below.

Five streets across the region scooped prizes after their postcodes came out in the draw.

Areas of the North East including Northumberland, York and Tyne & Wear have all been selected for the £1,000 jackpot.

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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.

The People’s Postcode Lottery unveils daily prizes for postcodes across the UK including £30,000 jackpots for every winning ticket in a postcode on weekends, and £1,000 prizes for 20 different postcodes every day.

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.

The winning postcodes and prize amount per winning ticket this week are:

NE61 2SY - Morpeth Northumberland

NE22 7JE - Bedlington, Northumberland

NE38 9EE - Washington, Tyne & Wear

YO22 4FN - Whitby, North Yorkshire

YO42 2GX - Pocklington, North Yorkshire