People's Postcode Lottery

People’s Postcode Lottery is a charity lottery raising funds for, and increasing awareness of, charities and good causes across Great Britain.

The Wildlife Trusts are very lucky to receive generous support from players of People's Postcode Lottery. People's Postcode Lottery is a charity lottery in Great Britain where players play with their postcodes to win cash prizes whilst raising money for charities. 

Gwent Wildlife Trust received £39,362 from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery in 2017.

Gwent Wildlife Trust has received £83,000 to date from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

In 2017 The Wildlife Trusts have been fortunate to receive £2.4 million in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support our work across England, Scotland and Wales.
During the year, thanks to the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery, The Wildlife Trusts will inspire and connect people to nature through precious species and wild places, provide thousands of children of all ages with opportunities to spend time in nature through outdoor learning activities and will stand up for and defend wild places when they face significant threat.

Bluebells in woodlandWildlife Trusts Wales has received valuable funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery which is distributed between the six local Wildlife Trusts in Wales. This enables them to continue delivering education opportunities and events for local communities and schools, as well as maintaining reserves and wildlife sites around the region, continuing our vital conservation work.

Support from the People's Postcode Lottery is helping Gwent Wildlife Trust protect and enhance the wild places we love all across Gwent!

For example, it is helping us:


Run our Environmental Resource Centre in Ebbw Vale, supporting our Senior Reserves officer and regular volunteers for the Living Valleys landscape. It is funding us to carry out species monitoring with volunteers on important sites for wildlife within the region


Volunteers working in meadowTo undertake habitat management and volunteer support at Nature Reserves on the Gwent Levels: Great Traston Meadows, Magor Marsh and Barecroft. IT's enabling us to train local volunteers and carry out habitat management with volunteers on sites within the region.


Manage woodland reserves across the Usk to Wye Living Landscape Area, improving people's access to these wildlife sites, developing our survey and monitoring work and and supporting and training volunteers.