Five postcodes in the North East have won thousands of pounds in the postcode lottery over the last week (May 18 to May 24). 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.

Players in County Durham, Teesside and Northumberland have all been selected for £1,000 prizes.

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.

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

  • DH1 1HW, Gilesgate, Durham - £1,000
  • DH5 9HT, Hetton-le-Hole - £1,000
  • TS14 8DP, Guisborough, Teesside - £1,000
  • NE63 9WW, Ashington, Northumberland - £1,000
  • TS17 5AL, Thornaby, Teesside - £1,000