It’s True! Tony Hadley celebrates Vale Lottery prize rise

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley batting for Haddenham Cricket Club. PNL-160229-124850009
The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley batting for Haddenham Cricket Club. PNL-160229-124850009

Spandau Ballet singer Tony Hadley was the special guest at the Gateway in Aylesbury as the Vale Lottery celebrated an increase in its prize fund.

The scheme was launched in November 2015 and it is already selling 1675 tickets a week, putting it on track to generate £50,500 for the good causes that have signed up so far.

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Cllr. Janet Blake and Tony Hadley. PNL-160229-124414009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Cllr. Janet Blake and Tony Hadley. PNL-160229-124414009

Animal welfare charities, conservation groups and local sports clubs are just some of the 100+ organisations to have registered.

The £10 prize is set to rise to £25 while the £100 prize will be increased to £250.

A £20,000 jackpot will remain the top prize.

Mr Hadley met with guests and posed for photos.

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with Dawn Vosper and Ken from Medical Detection Dogs and Harry from Chiltern Cats Protection. PNL-160229-124537009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with Dawn Vosper and Ken from Medical Detection Dogs and Harry from Chiltern Cats Protection. PNL-160229-124537009

He said: “It’s been lovely to meet so many people from so many great organisations.

“I’m really thrilled that the Vale Lottery has taken off and is making such a difference to causes on my doorstep.”

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley. PNL-160229-124632009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley. PNL-160229-124632009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with good causes. PNL-160229-124751009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with good causes. PNL-160229-124751009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with Jonathan Brown and Athina Beckett of Buckingham Canal Society. PNL-160229-124804009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley with Jonathan Brown and Athina Beckett of Buckingham Canal Society. PNL-160229-124804009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley signs his autograph for Lorna Skelcher of Thornley, a centre for disabled people. PNL-160229-124838009

The Vale Lottery with Tony Hadley. Tony Hadley signs his autograph for Lorna Skelcher of Thornley, a centre for disabled people. PNL-160229-124838009