National Lottery Awards 2022
Nominations for the National Lottery Awards 2022 are now closed, a huge thanks to everyone who submitted their entries. Keep an eye out for the Athlete of the Year vote in August and the Project of the Year vote in September. All results will be out later this year.
Few Team GB athletes will be more multi-talented across different sports than Olympic champion Lauren Price.
Pollinating the Peak
One ambitious natural heritage project based in Derbyshire is working hard to revive their numbers by raising awareness of the links between the countryside, food and bumblebees through education and community action.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby
Years of painful near misses were forgotten as Great Britain won the wheelchair rugby competition in Tokyo with sensational wins against Japan and USA in the knockouts.
Emily Jenkins is founder of a therapeutic dance programme for women with cancer who is blazing a trail for community dance to boost physical and mental health.
Maxwell Ayamba is a countryside enthusiast and environmental champion who has connected hundreds of people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities with the outdoors.
Katherine is a superstar volunteer who drove an ambitious bid to turn a former hospital into a vibrant community centre and has helped to keep all ages engaged during the pandemic.
Chris is a runner who lost his mother to suicide shortly after losing his father to cancer, and tackled his grief with sponsored runs for mental health and suicide prevention charities.
Mariama is a passionate young activist who uses creative media to address topics like sexism and racism, while providing support and training to her peers.