The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards
The National Lottery Awards are the annual search to find the UK's favourite Lottery-funded projects and athletes.
National Lottery players raise £30 million each week for projects and athletes across the UK. The Awards are a great way of celebrating the ordinary people doing extraordinary things with National Lottery funding.
Nominations for the 2019 National Lottery Awards will open soon. In the meantime, why not check out the 2018 winners below!
Hull City of Culture
Hull's year as the UK's award winning City of Culture was a stellar success, putting the city into the national spotlight.
Polli:Nation is a three-year biodiversity project, educating 28,000 children and their teachers in the UK about the range and role of pollinating insects and how to help them.
The Breast Cancer Care app (BECCA) supports people moving forwards after breast cancer.
Armistice Cantata, a poignant production of words and music. Devised by primary school children in Cardiff it uses music and history to link primary schools with older people in their communities.
The Heritage Ability project by Living Options Devon is helping 20 heritage destinations in the South West become more accessible over a three year period.
The Sheffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey Club allows people with any lower body disabilities or impairments to play a fast-paced, physical and highly skilled team sport.
The Bike Project
The Bike Project recycles second hand bicycles and donates them to asylum seekers and refugees who often face a stark choice between paying for food or public transport.
At just 20 years of age, Duncan is already a multi medal winning athlete. Hailing from Glasgow, Duncan brought home six swimming medals from this year's Commonwealth Games making him the most successful Scot ever at a single games.